News : More Than 5,500 Helped by State's Addiction Recovery Hotline
Madison, WI, USA, Oct, 2019 -- The Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the United Way of Wisconsin report 5,594 people contacted The Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline during its first year of service.
The free and confidential service is managed by 211 Wisconsin under a contract with DHS. It connects individuals seeking help for challenges with alcohol, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine, prescription painkillers, and other drugs for themselves or a loved one to services in their community.
Sponsor message - content continues below this message
2020 '15th annual' Global Contact Center World Awards NOW OPEN!
Enter your Center, Strategy, Technology Innovation, People and more into the ONLY TRULY GLOBAL awards program - regarded by many as being like the Olympics for the Contact Center World! Join the best from over 50 nations and compete for the most prestigious awards out there!
Content continues ….
"Too often people delay seeking treatment for a substance use challenge simply because they don’t know where to begin," stated DHS Secretary-designee Andrea Palm. "The Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline is a good first step toward treatment and recovery."
The Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline is available statewide 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 211 or 833-944-4673. People who may not be comfortable speaking directly to an operator can text their ZIP code to 898211 or use the live chat option online.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
Today's Tip of the Day - Personalization
Published: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
2020 Buyers Guide Artificial Intelligence
Analysis that empowers your business
Get actionable insights from all your customer interactions