I’m Seeking Help
You are not alone. About 1 out of every 6 people in the U.S. over the age of 12 have a substance use disorder.
If you think you are having an emergency for an unexpected medical condition, including a psychiatric emergency medical condition, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room for help. The 988 Lifeline offers free and confidential support for anyone in crisis. That includes people who are in emotional distress and those who need support for a suicidal, mental health, and/or substance use crisis. Call or text 988 or chat online at 988california.org.
To learn more about treatment options near you for mental and substance use disorders use:
- FindTreatment.gov: A national treatment locator.
- Shatterproof Treatment Atlas: Evidence-based addiction treatment providers in California and several other states.
- SUD County Access Line: Reach out directly to your county for information about their substance use disorder services.
- ChooseChangeCA.org: Search for providers based on zip code.
Families and friends impacted by a substance use disorder can find resources on the Substance Use Disorder Support for Families page.