Interactive Resource Tool

It is incredibly difficult to watch someone you care about struggle with a substance use disorder. If you haven’t already, talk with the person about your concerns. Try and do this with no judgment and without ‘talking down’ to the person.

Ask the person if they would like to get help.

– if so, you can CLICK HERE to explore that person’s options.

It also is very important that you take care of yourself, regardless of whether or not your loved one decides to get help.

There are family and caregiver support networks available across the Mid-Shore that can help you navigate the next steps. Please CLICK HERE for a list of Al-Anon groups or HERE for the local chapter.

The Herren Project offers online support groups, CLICK HERE for more information. Herren offers other family support options, too, like 15-minute consultations, webinars and more.

Maryland Coalition of Families offers FREE family peer support specialists who can listen to your concerns. Please call 410-730-8267, press 1 or CLICK HERE to email.
Or, CLICK HERE for county-specific contacts.

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids offers a confidential, one-on-one family support line at 1-855-378-4373. The line is available weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with live chat support also available at www.drugfree.org. All communications are free and confidential. The partnership also offers dedicated parent coaching, which provides additional support over the course of about five calls.