Maine Drug And Alcohol Abuse Hotlines: Free 24-Hour Counseling

Last Updated: February 4, 2021

Authored by Sharon Levy, MD, MPH

When battling the challenge of addiction, it is important to be open and honest about issues. This allows for a better chance of overcoming them. Talking about dependence is a vital first step, so if an addiction to a substance is developed, call a substance abuse hotline. These hotlines offer the support needed during the beginning of the process or even a troublesome withdrawal.

Statewide Al-Anon

A free hotline number serviced by volunteers who provide information and guidance on addiction to alcohol. The service is across the state of Maine and can be reached at 800-498-1844.

The Women’s Project

This is a gender-specific service across the state. The addiction helpline is designed to help women addicted to substances, by giving them guidance and information. Contact the project: Northern Maine, 800-611-1588, Southern Maine, 800-611-1779.

Maine Statewide Crisis

When worried about someone then call Statewide Crisis free hotline number. The helpline provides counseling for any severe concern there may be, that includes overdose or abuse. The hotline can also act as a guide to local services for addiction. Reach out at 888-568-1112 to get help.

The Maine Tobacco Helpline

This drug help hotline is for those addicted to tobacco. If someone is ready to attempt to quit, they simply call the helpline to get advice and assistance on quitting. Call 800-207-1230 to stop nicotine addiction.

Whichever type of addiction this battle is about, it is difficult. That is why calling a substance abuse helpline in Maine is so important. Helplines ensure that any support that is needed, is provided when going through the challenge of addiction, so don’t wait to get life back on track in Maine addiction facilities.

Published on: October 1st, 2018

Updated on: February 4th, 2021

About Author

Sharon Levy, MD, MPH

After successful graduation from Boston University, MA, Sharon gained a Master’s degree in Public Health. Since then, Sharon devoted herself entirely to the medical niche. Sharon Levy is also a certified addiction recovery coach.


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  • arthur benedict
    a question: is the delphi health group the only/best number to call for drug abuse hotline in Maine? trying to update a contact list of emotional support resources list for Peaks Islanders. Thank you. arthur c benedict

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