Substance Abuse

When should you call an addiction helpline?

By Renaissance Recovery

When Your Health Starts to Suffer, It’s Time for Help

Substance abuse wreaks havoc on the mind and the body and will lead to a myriad of physical and mental health problems.

What Kind of Questions Will Operators Ask When I Call an Addiction Helpline?

– What substances are being used? – How long have you been using the substance? – At what intervals? Dosage size? – Background health info? – Age? – Location? – Living situation? – Determining if the caller I ready for treatment immediately – Eligibility questions to help suggest programs that can assist in addiction recovery treatment