Substance Use Treatment Resources

Many people arrested in North Carolina suffer from substance use. Defendants who are struggling with substance use need legal assistance as well as additional support to begin recovery.  

If you are struggling with substance use and require additional support, there is help out there. In addition to the legal support our North Carolina criminal defense attorneys can offer you, we have compiled the following list of resources to assist you in getting the help you need.

  1. North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
    • A statewide directory of local providers of substance use disorder services. 
  1. North Carolina Free Rehab Centers:
    • Can assist with finding alcohol, drug, and other rehab centers that offer free or affordable care. 
    • Call toll-free 1-800-780-2294 to speak with a drug or alcohol counselor anytime. 
  1. UNC Alcohol and Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment Program:
    • Offers outpatient treatment, counseling, group therapy, and more. 
    • Call 984-974-6320 to make an appointment or refer a patient.
  1. Addiction Center:
    • A database of North Carolina recovery centers and resources. 
    • Call 844-583-9078 to get confidential help 24/7. 
  1. RHA Health Services:
    • Outpatient substance use services, detox centers, and specialized opioid treatment with locations across the state.
    • Call 1-800-848-0180.
  1. Alcohol/Drug Council of North Carolina:
    • Provides information and referrals to alcohol and drug treatment, as well as educational programs.
    • Call 800-688-4234. 
  1. Addiction Resource Hotline:
    • Provides a list of local North Carolina helplines with 24/7 free counseling. 
    • Call 888-313-3340.
  1. North Carolina Department of Justice:
    • Compilation of the local and statewide initiatives working to combat the opioid crisis in North Carolina.
  1. First Step Services:
    • Adolescent counseling and substance abuse treatment services.
    • Call 919-833-8899 (Raleigh) or 919-651-8349 (Cary). 
  1. Drug Rehab Services:
    • Compilation of drug rehab centers in North Carolina.
Call 1-800-304-2219.