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Call 2-1-1 for Help with Addiction

Find out about local events

2-1-1 an information and referral service connects you with substance use disorder recovery and support services that are available throughout our state. We will provide you with details about the agencies and services in your community that help people and families who are suffering from substance use disorder. Call us to get what you need to take the next step on your road to recovery.

A call to 1.844.ReachNJ (1.844.732.2465) will connect you with organizations that provide:

  • Inpatient and outpatient substance use disorder treatment
  • Support services for those recovering from substance use disorder
  • Family support services

What you can expect when you call

  • Our services are free, confidential, multilingual and available any time of the day or night, every day of the year.
  • You will connect with someone who cares about you and your current situation and knows about the resources in our state that are designed to help.
  • You’ll be asked about your current insurance status so that we can connect you with the most appropriate resources.
  • We will listen, to hear what you need and we’ll find the most appropriate resource for you.

Get the information you want.

There are several ways to get the information you want.

  • Dial 1.844.ReachNJ (1.844.732.2465) to speak with a member of our staff who knows community resources.
  • Chat with us online to get this same information.
  • Search our online database by using the search bar at the top of this, or any other page, of our website. (You can limit your search by county, city or zip code.)
    • For substance abuse services use the search terms: Outpatient Alcohol Treatment; Outpatient Drug Treatment 
    • For individual or family substance use disorder, support services use the search term: Addictions/Substance Use Disorder Support Groups

Know the Signs

People with substance use issues may act differently than they are normally accustomed. Behaviors include: 

  • spending a lot of time alone
  • losing interest in favorite things
  • becoming messy-for instance, not bathing, changing clothes, or brushing teeth
  • being really tired and sad
  • being very energetic, talking fast, or saying things that don't make sense
  • being nervous or cranky (in a bad mood)
  • quickly changing between feeling bad and feeling good
  • sleeping at strange hours
  • missing important appointments
  • having problems at work
  • eating a lot more or a lot less than usual

Local Events

Have your voice heard, and be part of the solution to end opioid abuse in your county and your community. Attend a 'Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall' meeting near you. Local Events will be added here as we receive information about them. 

NJ 2-1-1 has lots of connections.

Let us help you find community resources that will help you find:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • Utility Assistance
  • Shelter
  • And help with lots of other basic needs

Need Help? Call 2-1-1.