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Subject Description

Substance Abuse Hotlines

Programs that establish immediate telephone contact between people who have problems related to substance abuse or are at risk of abuse and individuals who are trained to provide telephone assistance with the objective of defusing the immediate crisis, ensuring the person's safety, and providing information about alternatives the person may explore to begin recovering. Substance abuse hotlines are also typically available to significant others of people who abuse drugs and/or alcohol.

Taxonomy Code: LX-847.835

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