How Our Helpline Works

For those seeking addiction treatment for themselves or a loved one, the helpline is a private and convenient solution.

Calls to any general helpline (non-facility specific 1-8XX numbers) for your visit will be answered by American Addiction Centers (AAC).

We are standing by 24/7 to discuss your treatment options. Our representatives work solely for AAC and will discuss whether an AAC facility may be an option for you.

Our helpline is offered at no cost to you and with no obligation to enter into treatment. Neither nor AAC receives any commission or other fee that is dependent upon which treatment provider a visitor may ultimately choose.

For more information on AAC’s commitment to ethical marketing and treatment practices, or to learn more about how to select a treatment provider, visit our About AAC page.

If you wish to explore additional treatment options or connect with a specific rehab center, you can browse top-rated listings, or visit SAMHSA.

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Additional Drug Information

Home Drug Abuse and Addiction Additional Drug Information

Substance abuse and alcoholism have been on the forefront of the headlines for some time now; stories ranging from addiction to everything from prescription medications to more commonly identified illicit drugs such as Cocaine, Heroin, and Marijuana. While many of the drugs being abused by teens and habitual users are familiar to most of the public, if only by name, there are a variety of lesser known drugs. New trends in drug abuse are difficult to keep up with especially when they are being produced illegally in the United States at an alarming rate.

For many years law enforcement officials and community leaders, on a national level, have understood the threat for the future based on the impending dangers of these new hybrids or synthetic chemicals being manufactured. Several of these synthetic products are being sold legally around the country, as well as on the internet. Unregulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), potential health risks and side effects of these man-made drugs generally are unfamiliar and can pose a serious risk. The United States Drug Enforcement Administration and National Institute on Drug Abuse are government resources available to the community to further educate themselves hazards of this growing epidemic.