About Us

Cost: Information provided at absolutely no charge.

Medical Disclaimer: The information provided on this website and by our staff should never be taken or considered to be medical advice of any kind. We encourage people to seek professional medical assistance.

The staff at the National Alcohol Substance Abuse Information Call Center is fully trained and very well versed in all areas of drug addiction, alcoholism and the recovery process. Many are in recovery themselves or have family members in this process. The National Alcohol Substance Abuse Information Call Center was created to provide accurate information and immediate assistance for alcoholism, substance abuse, detox, drug addiction, treatment, rehab, and chemical dependency.

Source: Much of the information contained on this site was obtained from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems by:

*Conducting and supporting research in a wide range of scientific areas including genetics, neuroscience, epidemiology, health risks and benefits of alcohol consumption, prevention, and treatment

*Coordinating and collaborating with other research institutes and Federal Programs on alcohol-related issues

*Collaborating with international, national, state, and local institutions, organizations, agencies, and programs engaged in alcohol-related work

*Translating and disseminating research findings to health care providers, researchers, policymakers, and the public

To support and promote the best science on alcohol and health for the benefit of all by:

*Increasing the understanding of normal and abnormal biological functions and behavior relating to alcohol use

*Improving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol use disorders

*Enhancing quality health care

Complaints: If, for any reason, you have any problems with how you were treated or the service you received from us, please use the form on the contact page to lodge and register your complaint. Someone from our staff here at NASAIC will respond immediately.

Referrals Database: Many of the referrals we make can be verified in the SAMSHA U.S. government’s database. We make every effort to supply as much information and assistance as possible to anyone who contacts us for help.

SAMHSA was established in 1992 and directed by Congress to target effectively substance abuse and mental health services to the people most in need and to translate research in these areas more effectively and more rapidly into the general health care system. Over the years SAMHSA has demonstrated that: prevention works, treatment is effective, and people recover from mental and substance use disorders. Behavioral health services improve health status and reduce health care and other costs to society. Continued improvement in the delivery and financing of prevention, treatment and recovery support services provides a cost effective opportunity to advance and protect the Nation’s health. The National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Call Center is operated by Healthcare Options.

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Additional information about licensed providers may be found by going to the Florida Department of Children and Families home page, clicking on Substance Abuse on the drop down menu under services. For licensed providers in the state of Florida click on the listing under “Substance Abuse Providers Currently Licensed by the Department.”