Recovery Coach Helpline
Worried about alcohol or substance use during the coronavirus epidemic? Before you decide to use alcohol or another substance, talk free with a Recovery Coach. It’s a scary time. Everything is different. Lots of things are stressful now:
- You have to stay home and not go out.
- You can’t meet with friends
- You worry you’ll get sick or get someone else sick.
- You can’t meet in-person with counselors
- It’s hard to get medical help because hospitals and clinics are so busy.
- You may have lost your job or be laid off.
- You may be worried about how much money and food you have.
- You may care for children at home all the time.
- You may have been unexpectedly released from jail.
These things can make you worry. You may think about using alcohol or another substance to feel better. But that could just make things worse. Before you decide to use alcohol or another substance, talk free with a Recovery Coach: Call (802) 231-1018
WHAT’S A RECOVERY COACH?
WHO IS THIS HELPLINE FOR?
recovery after finishing treatment, (4) are currently regular users; (5) are concerned about a loved one’s substance use.
HOW WILL A RECOVERY COACH HELP YOU?
you can do so things won’t get worse. This is a free service.
WHAT WILL COACHES NOT DO?
WHEN ARE COACHES AVAILABLE TO TALK?
Americans, Latinos or LGBTQ.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD YOU DO NOW?
- Get drugs and alcohol out of your home so you’re not tempted. That includes prescription medicines no longer used.Lock up medicines you need to keep them safely stored.
- Fentanyl is here. If you’re using heroin, cocaine or even pills, carry naloxone, go slow, and never use alone.
WHO RUNS THIS HELPLINE?
Safe Communities is a nonprofit coalition of over 350 organizations working together to save lives, prevent injury and make Dane County safer. Funding is provided by federal, local and foundation grants, project sponsors, memberships and individual donors.