Substance Use

Maine Substance Abuse Hotlines

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Addiction hotlines can be accessed from anywhere and at any time of day, making them a convenient resource for individuals seeking help for drug or alcohol substance abuse in Maine (ME).

What Are the Addiction Hotlines and Helplines for Maine?

Below is a list of three free 24/7 helplines for this wanting help in Maine for a substance abuse disorder.

Organization Name Telephone Number Text Number
Maine Crisis Line (888) 568-1112 None
211 Maine 211 None
Zinnia Healing (855) 430-9439 None

These telephone numbers listed are free of charge to call for residents from Maine, the Pine Tree State, to call.

List of Free Maine Addiction Helplines

Maine Crisis Line

Maine Crisis Line is a resource for individuals experiencing emotional distress or substance use disorder in the state of Maine. Through their 24/7 hotline, trained professionals provide confidential support, crisis intervention, and referrals to appropriate resources for those struggling with addiction.

Maine Crisis Line plays an important role in addressing the ongoing substance use crisis in the state by providing accessible and compassionate support for those in need.

211 Maine

211 Maine offers free 24/7 central call-in line for Maine residents looking for help for them or a loved one with a substance use disorder (SUD).

Zinnia Healing

Zinnia Healing offers a free 24/7 helpline so you can speak to a qualified support agent who understand the issues with drug and alcohol addiction.

Zinnia Healing is a service that offers drug and alcohol rehab centers nationwide. We can help you find the nearest substance abuse treatment program near to you in ME.

Zinnia Healing has helped thousands of people across the country recover from drug, alcohol, and mental health disorders.

How Bad is Substance Use Disorder in Maine?

We shared the following 2020 alcohol-related death stats:

  • 286 deaths (up 194.8% from 2000)
  • 21.2 deaths per 100,000 people (up 178.9% from 2000)
  • 2020 state population: 1,350,141 (up 5.9% from 2000)

In 2007-2008 survey, 9.09% of Maine residents reported using illicit drugs in the past month. The annual average percentage of alcohol use among 12-17 year olds in Maine is also a concern.

In 2009, Maine’s drug-induced death rate is similar to the national rate. The state also has an alcohol/drug-related motor vehicle crash rate per 100,000 licensees. More information on substance abuse in Maine can be found on the Maine Public Health Data Reports – Substance Abuse website.