In a 2018 study published by USA Today titled America’s Drunkest States, Michigan ranked tenth. According to the study, 1 in every 5 Michigan adults reported excessive drinking in the last month. What’s more, an astounding 29.4% of all fatal automobile accidents involved alcohol. This amounts to about one in-state fatality from drunk driving every single day.
Alcohol abuse is a prevalent issue in The Great Lakes State, but unfortunately, it’s the same story all across America. Fortunately, however, there’s plenty of free help out there for those in need. We want to share some of these resources with you. Alcoholism is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. Let us help you do just that.
Alcohol Awareness Hotline
The website alcoholawareness.org sponsors a 24/7 hotline that offers free help to anyone suffering from alcohol abuse. Call 855-955-0771 to be connected to a specialist who will listen and help in any way possible. The site also offers direct links to helpful resources and support groups. Their mission is to raise awareness of alcohol abuse by means of offering free help and resources. Call today.
The state’s Department of Health and Human Services offers a warmline for any MI resident to call and receive support and resources free of cost. Call 888-733-7753 or click here for more information and external links.
The Michigan Crisis and Access Line (MiCAL) is a free and anonymous 24/7 helpline available for any resident with any type of crisis or need. Call 844-446-4225 to reach a specialist. Primarily based out of the Upper Peninsula/Oakland County, MiCAL still offers help to any Michigander. Visit their website for more info.