The Addictions & Dependencies (A&D) Committee of the Regional Health Council has compiled these resources for people seeking help with addiction. For more information about the A&D Committee or the Resource Guide below, please contact:
Carleena Angwin, MFA
Public Health Educator
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Local Recovery Resource Guide (Printable)
This is a compilation of local treatment and support organizations that can help you begin your recovery journey.
Opiate Addiction Resource
The Nu-Start program of the Hamilton County Drug Coalition provides access to treatment & recovery services for individuals & families overcoming opioid dependency, 423-208-3523 or 423-208-3473.
The Tennessee REDLINE (1-800-889-9789) is a toll-free information and referral line coordinated by TAADAS and funded by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health Substance Abuse Services. The purpose of the REDLINE is to provide accurate, up-to-date alcohol, drug, problem gambling, and other addiction information and referrals to all citizens of Tennessee at their request. The Redline provides referrals for Co-Occurring A&D disorders that arise along with Mental Health disorders.
What is Substance Abuse Treatment? A Guide for Families.
A booklet describing the process for getting treatment for a loved one.
Treatment for Alcohol Problems: Finding and Getting Help
This online tool helps you find the right treatment for you — and near you. It guides you through a step-by-step process to finding a highly qualified professional treatment provider.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline [1-800-662-HELP (4357)] is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.