Alcohol / Drug Over-Use
Has your use of alcohol or drugs increased recently? Maybe they’ve become your quick go-to during these difficult times? Sometimes we don’t realize our use has increased until something bad happens. Why not take a step now to reach out for help without judgement? Here are a variety of resources; find the one that works for you.
The website provides an abundance of helpful information. The anonymous, confidential 24-hour help line helps those experiencing substance use disorder, problem gambling, and/or a mental health challenge.
Call for an immediate connection to someone to talk to about help.
When the use of alcohol and/or drugs causes clinically and functionally significant impairment, such as health problems, disability, and failure to meet major responsibilities at work, school, or home.
Mental disorders are health conditions involving changes in thinking, mood or behavior (or a combination of these). While we all experience these types of changes each day, what follows these conditions are varying levels of impairment in functioning.
How are you feeling? We are often asked this, and we say “fine.” But this has been a difficult time lately, and emotions can be complex. You may be feeling sad, worried, or stressed. This website will lead you down a path to help you understand your feelings and find helpful resources for today, tomorrow and in your future.
For the full How Right Now website in Spanish, please click the link above.
Skagit Rising is about working together to reduce the impact of substance use in our community. In addition, it aims to reduce the stigma surrounding substance use to get you, your loved one, or your friend into treatment. Substance use disorder is an illness and does not define you, your family member, or your loved one. SkagitRising treats each person with the dignity and respect they deserve to help them seek treatment and reach a path to recovery.
Options for pain management and relief.
This link can help begin the path to recovery.