Here's Who To Contact If You're Struggling With Opioid Addiction





If you are struggling with opioid addiction, help is just a phone call — or a text — away.

****

24-hour Heroin Addiction Hotline: Counselors are available nationwide for anonymous discussions about opioid abuse and solutions. Placement into detox centers, rehab and treatment centers can be arranged the same day.

Phone: (888) 966-8404

James O’Neill outlines city’s plans to combat opioid epidemic

****

Bridge Back to Life Center: The center provides intensive outpatient addiction and counseling services in Midtown, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Nassau County.

Phone: (844) 896-BBTL

Website: bridgebacktolife.com

A look at typical week of heroin overdoses on Staten Island

****

Promesa Inc.: Located in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx, Promesa Inc. provides inpatient and residential short term treatment care.

Address: 1776 Clay Ave., second floor

Phone: (718) 299-1100

NYC mother’s loss echoes national heroin addiction crisis

****

Not Released (NR)

Help is just a phone call — or a text — away.

(ljubaphoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

YMCA Counseling Service: This group provides specific treatment plans for every client. They also treat families and specialize in helping children and high-risk teens.

Address: 3911 Richmond Ave., Staten Island.

Phone: (347) 658-5098

Here are the telltale signs of opioid overdose

****

Creedmoor Addiction Treatment Center: The Queens rehab center provides short-term inpatient care to individuals addicted to alcohol and drugs and specializes in providing care for the poor.

Address: 80-45 Winchester Boulevard, Queens

Phone: (718) 264-3740

Cops revive 1-year-old who overdosed on mom’s methadone

****

NYC WELL: If you feel you are misusing drugs, the city can connect you with a counselor and provide essential services. Call (888) NYC-WELL or text “well” to 65173.

****

Narcotics Anonymous: The name says it all. Find an outlet to talk about your addiction and seek support for your recovery by finding a daily meeting across the five boroughs at www.newyorkna.org

Source : http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/contact-struggling-opioid-addiction-article-1.3179622

Here's who to contact if you're struggling with opioid addiction
Opioid epidemic: Prison officials struggle to stem flow of drugs and treat addicts behind bars
Trump Thinks Opioids Are ‘No Good.’ Here’s What People Living With Chronic Pain Have to Say.
How to Avoid Opioid Addiction When You're Prescribed Pain Medication
Essentia Health gathers business leaders together for opioid discussion
A doctor’s murder over an opioid prescription leaves an Indiana city with no easy answers
6 Facts About Naloxone, the Drug That Reverses Overdoses
Macomb County Police Departments Introduce New Program To Help Opioid Addicts
The most vulnerable victims of America’s opioid epidemic
A missed opportunity to report on the rural opioid crisis