Substance Use

Texas 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 Texas (TX).

What Are the Addiction Hotlines and Helplines for Texas?

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

Organization NameTelephone NumberText Number
Texas Health And Human Services Commission(877) 541-7905None
2-1-1 Texas211None
Zinnia Health(855) 430-9439None

These telephone numbers listed are free of charge to call for residents from Texas, the Lone Star State, to call.

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List of Free Texas Addiction Helplines

Texas Health And Human Services Commission

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is responsible for overseeing the delivery of health and human services in the state of Texas. As part of this mission, they provide services and support for individuals with substance use disorder, including prevention, treatment, and recovery programs.

Through their efforts, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is working to address the ongoing challenges of substance use disorder and improve the overall health and well-being of the community.

2-1-1 Texas

2-1-1 Texas is a free statewide hotline that offers information and referrals to various resources and services, including substance use disorder treatment programs. The hotline is available 24/7 and is a valuable tool in navigating the complex system of addiction services.

Zinnia Health

Zinnia Health 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 Health 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 TX.

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

How Bad is Substance Use Disorder in Texas?

We shared the following 2020 alcohol-related death stats:

  • 3,298 deaths (up 176.9% from 2000)
  • 11.2 deaths per 100,000 people (up 96.5% from 2000)
  • 2020 state population: 29,360,759 (up 40.8% from 2000)

In 2020, there were 88,651 reported arrests for drug abuse in Texas. The total number of all drug abuse violations decreased by 30.9% compared to data collected in 2019.

According to a report using data from 2008 to 2010, past year alcohol use disorder and illicit drug use disorder were assessed among Texans.

Drug overdose death rates have increased in Texas from 10.1 per 100,000 in 2011 to 16.8 per 100,000 in 2021. Nearly 20% of adults reported chronic drinking in Texas in 2019, and the drug overdose death rate was 10.8.

Alcohol remains the primary drug of abuse in Texas, with approximately 1.4 million individuals a year engaging in excessive alcohol use.

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