National College Alcohol Awareness Week: Alcohol Hotlines

There is someone that is waiting to help you.  Make the call today.


First, a word of caution �" alcohol hotlines are not meant for emergencies. If you or a loved one is in a life-threatening situation, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. In non-emergency situations, you can call the following alcohol hotlines for information and support:

National Drug Helpline:  1-844-289-0879

The National Drug Helpline is a 24/7 alcohol helpline where you can get information about alcoholism and alcohol rehab. This hotline operates around-the-clock, but your call may occasionally go unanswered due to high call volumes or staff shortage. Please call back another time or call one of the other hotlines listed below.

Alcoholics Anonymous 1-212-870-3400

Find out more about the AA program or fellowship by calling the Alcoholics Anonymous number.

Alcohol Hotline for IAFF Members 1-866-965-3074

The alcohol hotline is in place to support firefighters and paramedics that are having issues with alcohol. It is for IAFF members as well as their family and friends.

SAMHSA: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

The SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) helpline is a US government initiative. This hotline gives you access to nationwide resources for alcohol addiction treatment, including information and referrals to rehabs near you. The SAMHSA helpline is available 24/7 and offers services in both English and Spanish.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

This is a national helpline for people in emotional distress with suicidal thoughts. Calls to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline are free and confidential. The hotline operates 24/7.

National Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222

The U.S. Poison Control provides information about the prevention and treatment of drug overdoses, including alcohol poisoning.

Wednesday, 21 October 2020


Sarah McCarty

Phone: 518-562-4381