THE NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES ANNOUNCES “REVERSING THE STIGMA,” A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT ADDICTION AND RECOVERY IN NEW YORK STATE, IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE
The full documentary can be viewed here. The film is also being shown at events around the state, and on local television stations. A list of those showings can be found here.
New Yorkers struggling with an addiction, or whose loved ones are struggling, can find help and hope by calling the state's toll-free, 24-hour, 7-day-a-week HOPEline at 1-877-8-HOPENY (1-877-846-7369) or by texting HOPENY (Short Code 467369).
Available addiction treatment including crisis/detox, inpatient, community residence, or outpatient care can be found using the NYS OASAS Treatment Availability Dashboard or through the NYS OASAS website.
Visit CombatAddiction.ny.gov to learn more about the warning signs of addiction, review information on how to get help, and access resources on how to facilitate conversations with loved ones and communities about addiction.
For tools to use in talking to a young person about preventing alcohol or drug use, visit the State's Talk2Prevent website