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Listed below are resources related to alcohol and drug abuse, mental health and hotlines.

Local Resources

Local AA meetings. Click here to learn more.

Meridian NA Meetings

Serenity
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1116 23rd Avenue, Meridian, MS 39301
Enter from parking lot on 22nd Avenue between 11th and 12th Streets
Daily: 12 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Free, confidential online alcohol use screening
Click here to learn more.

 


Hotline Numbers

Listed below are some resources focused on alcohol and drug addiction treatment and prevention.

NA Mississippi Hotline Numbers

  • Mid-Mississippi Area: 1-866-643-6762
  • Northeast Mississippi: 1-866-841-9998
  • Delta Area: 1-866-637-6860
  • Gulf Coast Area: 1-888-499-9962

U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)

  • Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)

  • Hopeline: 800-NCA-CALL (1-800-622-2255) 24-hour affiliate referral

National Suicide Prevention LifeLine

Weems Community Mental Health Center 24-hour hotline

  • 1-800-803-0245 or 6-1-483-4821

 


12-step Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous World Services

Narcotics Anonymous World Services Offices

Cocaine Anonymous

Crystal Meth Anonymous

  • 213.488.4455 (HOTLINE)

Marijuana Anonymous

  • Toll Free 1-800-766-6779

Al-Anon and Al-a-Teen

  • Tel: 757-563-1600
    The primary goal of Al-Anon/ Alateen is to help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend. Similarly, Alateen, is a recovery program for young people. Alateen groups are sponsored by Al-Anon members.

Adult Children of Alcoholics World Services

  • 562-595-7831

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

  • 11426 Rockville Pike, Suite 100, Rockville, MD  20852
  • Phone: 888-554-2627
    NACOA’s mission is to advocate for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies.

 


National organizations

U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)

  • Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

  • 20 Exchange Place, Suite 2902
    New York, NY 10005
  • Phone: 212-269-7797
  • For fact sheets click here.
    Education, information and help with a focus on reducing the stigma surrounding addiction.

National Institute on Alcohol Addiction and Abuse (NIAAA)

  • 301-443-3860
  • For fact sheets click here.
    Free information on all aspects of alcoholism, including the effects of drinking during pregnancy, alcohol use and the elderly, help for cutting down on drinking. A division of the National Institutes of Health.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

  • 301-443-1124
    Resources on a wide variety of addiction-related topics and drugs of abuse.  A division of the National Institutes of Health.

 


Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

  • Information helpline: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

Mental Health America

Help Guide

  • Information on addiction, mental and emotional health, healthy relationships, stress management and more. Sponsored by Rotary International

 

Updated  May 2010