Online Alcohol & Drug Addiction Chat

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Sometimes talking to a person on the phone can be a daunting experience. Find out what to expect when you interact with your online addiction chat module.
What you will learn:
How to find our chat function
What to expect from the chat

What is the addiction chat used for?

American Addiction Center’s free and confidential online drug addiction help chat was designed to help you find the information you need about drug addiction, rehab, and treatment options. You can find our chat in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Who is on the other end of the chat?

A virtual assistant is available to help you 24/7 through our online chat interface. Though if you would like to speak to a person, our admissions advisors are available to help you toll-free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us at .

Substance Abuse Text Line

If you are not ready to talk to someone on the phone, there are a few alternatives. American Addiction Centers offers personalized text support as well as an addiction chat on the site.

What can I expect from a drug addiction chat?

Once clicked, our drug addiction chat will open an in-screen chat room window. Once open you are free to type about any topics that interest you from information about substance misuse, to treatment and admissions information. The virtual assistant may also ask you for your name and contact information in order to better serve you.

Take Our Substance Abuse Self-Assessment

Take our free, 5-minute substance abuse self-assessment below if you think you or someone you love might be struggling with substance abuse. The evaluation consists of 11 yes or no questions that are intended to be used as an informational tool to assess the severity and probability of a substance use disorder. The test is free, confidential, and no personal information is needed to receive the result.

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