Prescription drug abuse can easily derail lives, relationships, families and careers, and it often leaves people feeling like there’s nowhere left to turn for help. Fortunately, finding the support you need for addiction recovery can be as easy as picking up the phone and calling a drug abuse hotline.

What Is The Recovery Village Prescription Drug Abuse Hotline?

Addiction hotlines offer support and provide options to people struggling with drug or alcohol abuse and addiction. Hotlines may differ in their goals and methods of support, but all are committed to helping people recover from substance abuse and addiction.

At The Recovery Village, we believe that effective recovery requires treating substance use as well as its underlying causes. This is why our drug addiction hotline helps individuals or those they care about find comprehensive treatment services that fit their unique recovery needs. We work with you to determine which program at our Columbus, Ohio, facility may be most effective for your situation. If you live elsewhere or are looking to travel, we can also help you locate programs found within our nationwide network of professional rehab facilities.

Prescription Drug Abuse Hotline FAQs

Calling a drug abuse hotline can be a potentially life-changing decision, so it’s normal to have some questions and concerns. Understanding the answers to the most commonly asked questions can help you know what to expect when you call.

When should I call a helpline?

If you’ve realized that your drug or alcohol use has gotten out of control and that rehab might be the right next step, it’s the perfect time to call a drug abuse hotline. However, if you or someone you’re assisting is experiencing a life-threatening situation, such as a drug overdose or event where harming oneself or others is imminent, immediately call 911. These dangerous or life-threatening situations are best handled by local responders who can immediately address them.

What should I expect when calling our addiction hotline?

When you call our drug addiction hotline, you will connect with a trained representative who can answer any of your questions regarding addiction treatment and recovery. All calls are 100% confidential, so you can feel safe in being honest and upfront about the extent of your drug or alcohol abuse. Depending on your situation and needs, your representative will help connect you to local resources, refer you to other helpful services or begin the admissions process at one of our rehab facilities.

If I call, what questions will they ask?

The questions you are asked when you call a drug or alcohol hotline can vary. When you call our 24-hour addiction helpline, you may be asked questions about:

  • Whether you or the person you’re calling about is safe and not in a life-threatening situation
  • What type of addiction you or the person you’re calling about is struggling with. For example, you may be asked if the addiction involves one drug, multiple drugs, alcohol, mental health struggles, etc.
  • If you or the person you’re calling about is ready to start treatment for addiction
  • If our treatment options can effectively meet your needs or the needs of the person you’re calling about

The primary goal of our drug addiction hotline is to assist you in getting the help you need, whether it’s for yourself or someone you love. By calling The Recovery Village drug addiction helpline, you can expect to speak with a representative who understands the struggle of addiction and is committed to helping you get the best treatment available.

What questions should I ask when calling an addiction hotline?

In addition to helping you begin the rehab process, hotline representatives can answer any questions you may have regarding the treatment and recovery journey. Everyone’s situation is different in terms of family, career and personal obligations, so it can help to ask questions such as:

  • How long will the recommended treatment program last?
  • Can I continue to work or care for my family during rehab?
  • How much will treatment cost, and how can I pay for it?
  • What local options can I choose from?
  • How does rehab help me stop using substances?
When I call, is the conversation confidential?

When you contact The Recovery Village’s drug and addiction helpline, your conversation will remain 100% confidential. However, if you’re contacting another local, regional or national drug addiction hotline and privacy is a concern for you, check their confidentiality policy before placing your call.

Is this hotline based in Ohio?

Although our drug addiction hotline team is not based in Ohio, our representatives will work to connect you to local resources such as The Recovery Village Columbus. We can also help you find other rehab facilities located in Ohio and throughout the country, if you’re looking to travel for treatment.

Can I start the rehab process at the time of my call?

The purpose of our hotline is to help people find lifelong recovery through the use of our programs and services. When you reach out to our addiction hotline, our representatives can work with you to help you begin the rehab, detox or recovery process.

Prescription Drug Rehab at The Recovery Village Columbus

The Recovery Village Columbus is an 80-bed rehab treatment center located in Groveport, Ohio. Our facility and its multidisciplinary team of experts are well-equipped to treat a wide range of substance addictions, including prescription drugs. We offer a full continuum of care, ranging from medical detox and inpatient treatment to outpatient services and long-term aftercare. 

In addition to receiving effective, evidence-based treatment, clients are also able to enjoy a wide variety of healing amenities during their stay. These include:

  • Two fully equipped gyms
  • Basketball, volleyball and pickleball courts
  • Rec room with shuffleboard and a pool table
  • Computer labs
  • An art studio
  • Outdoor fire pits
  • Off-site field trips

Will My Insurance Cover Prescription Drug Rehab?

Health insurance providers will typically cover some or all of the costs of drug rehab. However, coverage can vary based on the type of program you enroll in and how long your stay lasts. The level of coverage can also vary widely depending on which insurance provider you have. 

The easiest way to find out how much insurance will cover is to use our helpful insurance verification tool or contact us to speak with a representative. We can help you determine your coverage and what out-of-pocket costs you may be responsible for.

Not Comfortable Making the Call?

Making the decision to call a drug addiction hotline is an important one that can save your life. By calling a helpline, you are opening the door to recovery and taking the first step in getting help for drug abuse. Our rehab helpline is manned by specialists who genuinely want to see you live a healthier, substance-free life through sobriety. The hotline is also completely confidential and free of charge, and it allows you to start the admissions process at the time of your call.

If you aren’t ready to make the call, however, we can still help you find support and recovery services. You can fill out our online formto tell us more about your situation, ask a question, set up a time for us to call you back or find a treatment center near you.

Substance addiction is a complicated disorder that impacts everyone in different ways. The most important thing to know is that addiction is a disease that cannot be cured, but it can be managed through professional treatment services and long-term support. 

Learning more about the effects of drug and alcohol abuse can help you understand the importance of treatment and recovery. Some helpful educational resources about drug addiction and treatment in Ohio include:

  • Recognizing the Dangers of Drug Abuse: This resource provides general information about the signs, symptoms and effects of drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Oxycodone Addiction and Abuse in Ohio: Oxycodone is a prescription opioid that is commonly abused in Ohio and throughout the country. Understanding the impact of this drug can help you or someone you love get effective treatment and support.
  • Hydrocodone Addiction: Hydrocodone is another commonly abused prescription opioid that can lead to life-threatening effects. Finding treatment for hydrocodone addiction can help you avoid dangerous health risks.
  • Benzo Addiction and Abuse in Ohio: Benzodiazepines are another commonly abused type of prescription drug. These medications can easily lead to a life-threatening overdose when taken with opioids or alcohol, so it’s important to seek treatment early.
  • Morphine Addiction and Abuse in Ohio: Morphine is less potent than many other opioids, but it can still be highly addictive. This resource explains the risks of morphine addiction and how to find treatment.

Additional Resources

The Recovery Village drug addiction hotline is not the only helpline available to people seeking recovery assistance. There are a number of national hotlines you can also contact, as well as several that are local to the state of Ohio.

National Hotlines

These national hotlines can help you if you are looking for assistance with a medical emergency, behavioral disorder or drug addiction.

The National Poison Control Center

This number is a free and confidential service that allows you to speak with a poison control professional. They are able to assist in cases involving drugs or alcohol.

  • 800-222-1222
  • Available 24 hours a day

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Substance abuse and mental health concerns can increase a person’s risk of suicide. If you or someone you love is having thoughts of suicide, this suicide prevention hotline can help.

  • 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Available 24 hours a day

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The SAMHSA national hotline provides referrals and information for people struggling with mental health or substance use disorders.

  • 800-662-HELP (4357)
  • Available 24 hours a day

The Partnership for a Drug Free America

This helpline is aimed toward parents or anyone else seeking general information about substance abuse. Unlike other drug abuse hotlines, this helpline is not linked directly to any particular rehab facility.

  • 855-DRUG-FREE (378-4373)
  • Available during business hours

The National Mental Health Association

The NAMI helpline is designed to help provide support and solutions to those struggling with mental health.

  • 800-969-6642
  • Available during business hours

The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)

This helpline assists people who are struggling with eating disorders or believe they may have one.

  • 630-577-1330
  • Available during business hours

Ohio Hotlines

These hotlines can direct you to local support services and other Ohio-based resources.

OhioMHAS Consumer and Family Toll-Free Bridge Line

This helpline connects Ohioans to mental health and addiction resources found throughout the state.

  • 877-275-6364
  • Available 24 hours a day

Crisis Text Line

This service allows Ohioans to send a text message and receive assistance from a trained crisis counselor.

  • Text “4hope” to 741 741
  • Available 24 hours a day

Ohio CareLine

This hotline is designed to help support people struggling with mental health. Representatives can also connect callers to local care providers and other forms of assistance.

  •  1-800-720-9616
  • Available 24 hours a day
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