Resources: Hawai’i

Hawaii Cares
Hawai’i CARES: Coordinated Access Resource Entry System

Hawaii CARES is a resource if you or a loved one are experiencing a crisis or need help with substance abuse.

For assistance please call (808) 832-3100 on O’ahu

From Neighbor Islands call 1-(800)-753-6879 .

For more information about Hawai’i CARES, please email or click here.

Resources: Nationwide

SAMHSA’s National Helpline:

SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

Also visit the online treatment locators.

Resources: Treatment

Treatment for methamphetamine use disorder has previously been supportive. 

multi-site clinical trial published January 14, 2021 in the New England Journal of Medicine shows some success with treatment: 13.6% with naltrexone–bupropion and 2.5% with placebo. This is encouraging but also shows how difficult treatment is.