Substance Abuse Prevention and Control Call anytime, toll-free 1.844.804.7500

SAPC Cares

Are Alcohol or Drugs Getting in the Way?

Substance Use Disorder (SUD), also known as addiction, happens when regular use of alcohol or drugs causes harmful and self-destructive behavior. It is a medical condition that can be treated, and there is help.
The Substance Abuse Service Helpline (SASH) is a toll-free helpline you can call to get help for substance abuse, misuse, and addiction. We have a team of trained professionals available, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you manage in crisis during these uncertain times. We can assist you with your options and help you find a provider that meets your specific needs.

For more information, see our SUD Treatment Brochure (PDF): English | Español

Drinking and Alcohol Abuse
Free Meth LA County
Find out how much is too much, possible health problems and how to get help.

Learn More
Are Alcohol/Drugs Getting in Your Way During COVID-19
Are alcohol and drugs in your way during COVID-19
Are you worried about your alcohol/drug use due to the pandemic?

More Info
Prescription Pain Medications
Free Meth LA County
Find out more about the risk of misusing prescription pain medications, what to look for, and how it can lead to other drug use.

Learn More
5 Facts About Substance Use Disorder
Bigger Choices
Find out about substance use disorder (SUD), its health effects and available treatment options.

More Info

Service Bed and Availability Tool (SBAT)
Online Provider Directory

Click here to find a substance use treatment provider that meets your specific needs.
Marijuana
Marijuana facts
Find out about Marijuana, its health effects and how to get help.

Learn More
Marijuana Edibles
Marijuana Edibles
Find out information on what Marijuana edibles are and the impact on health.

More Info
SUD and COVID-19
Bigger Choices
This material provides information on ways to cope with stress during physical and social distancing.

Learn More
Methamphetamine
Bigger Choices
Find out more about what methamphetamine is, how it is different and its effects on the body.

More Info
Methamphetamine and Treatment
Bigger Choices
Find out how to find treatment for meth addiction.


More Info

If you or someone you know has a substance use disorder, also known as addiction, we can help.
Call anytime, toll-free.

Substance Abuse Service Helpline Logo
Get PDF Adobe Reader Note: PDF documents on this site were created using Adobe Acrobat 5.0 or later. If you are using an earlier version of Adobe Acrobat Reader (4.x or less), document functionality may be reduced. Please Click Here
 
Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
Los Angeles County Seal: Enriching lives through effective and caring services
SAPC, SAPCcares, SAPC Cares