Substance abuse can be hard to get through alone. But the good news is that there are many resources out there to help. And you don’t have to go far: here in Southwest Montana, you can find assistance for you or a loved one.
If you suspect you or someone you know is experiencing an overdose, call 911 right away. The best way to help is to get lifesaving medical attention as fast as possible. The Good Samaritan law protects anyone trying to get help for someone experiencing an overdose.
When you call 1-800-662-HELP, you’re immediately connected with treatment referral routing services through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration national helpline. It can help you find treatment options fast.
If you’re not sure where to find treatment near you, use the findtreatment.gov lookup site to locate nearby resources. Find a facility by address, city, zip code, or facility name lookup in their database.
The SMART rehab center in Butte has outpatient and inpatient care with a treatment approach including cognitive behavioral therapy, dual diagnosis, relapse prevention, and a 12-step facilitation approach. You can reach them at 406-299-3448 x302.
In Butte, the Montana Chemical Dependency Center offers inpatient and outpatient rehab programs for drugs and alcohol. You can call them at 406-272-6664.
MSU students can self refer to theInsight program for a free seminar designed to help minimize risks due to substance abuse. Through the class, participants can get connected to additional resources in the community to help them further.
ADSGC in Bozeman offers outpatient treatment for substance abuse, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and co-occurring capable services, DUI and misdemeanor dangerous drugs classes, an MIP program, adolescent services, and prevention. With a sliding fee scale, don’t stress about cost when you’re seeking help.
AA meetings across Montana and the world can bring support to people struggling with alcohol abuse. Having that support network is critical when someone is working to manage alcoholism, and it can mean the difference between sobriety and rock bottom.
The Narcotics Anonymous website gives a listing of available meeting times in cities around the country, with plenty of options in Southwest Montana. Find a meeting, and find community support for what you’re going through if you’re struggling with any drugs or substance abuse.
On February 18, 2023, the FDA voted to make Narcan available over the counter. This nasal spray can be a lifesaver in the case of an overdose where the person is struggling to breathe. It can work to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose and can help in an emergency.
Even in recovery, counseling can be an important tool to help people live life beyond substance abuse. Behavioral Health programs through Community Health Partners clinics can give that ongoing support.
If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, find aid to boost recovery. Make an appointment, make a phone call, and make steps toward a healthier future.