In this uncertain time, we know your top concern is keeping your family and community safe and healthy. We are dedicated to ensuring you have the support and information you need to address substance use and addiction – from prevention to recovery – amid the challenging new circumstances surrounding COVID-19.

Text messaging support programs

For parents & caregivers concerned about a loved one’s substance use

Receive regular messages on how to help yourself and your loved one during these challenging times. Topics include how to communicate effectively, how to deal with a family member risking exposure to COVID-19, how to model healthy coping behaviors and more. Text COVID to 55753 to get started.

For anyone struggling with increased alcohol use

If you or a loved one is drinking more as a result of social isolation or other issues related to COVID-19, sign up for our free alcohol text messaging program to promote reduction or abstinence. Text REDUCE to 55753 to get started.

Connect with a specialist

Our helpline remains open and available. If you are having difficulty accessing support for your family, or a loved one struggling with addiction faces care or treatment challenges resulting from COVID-19 circumstances, our specialists are here to guide you.

Support is available in English and Spanish, from 9:00am-midnight ET weekdays and noon-5:00pm ET on weekends. Connect now using any of the following options:

Online support community

In response to the uncertainty and circumstances surrounding COVID-19, we are hosting a series of free, supportive online gatherings for parents and caregivers designed to help you connect with others, and gain helpful insight and ideas. Learn more >>


Helpful perspective and guidance on preventing substance use against the backdrop of COVID-19.

Treatment & recovery

Expert guidance on addressing addiction amid challenging new circumstances.