alcohol & drugs
overcoming addiction; latest info
Where to call for help overcoming an addiction or for info about drinking and drugs. In an emergency, always call
703-527-4077 or 1-800-SUICIDE
Crisis Link guarantees a listening ear, 24-hours a day, to teens who want someone to talk to who will listen without judgment. All calls are free.
Arlington County Child & Family Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services
703-228-1560703-228-1500 for 24-hour emergencies | TTY: 703-228-1598 (8 am to 5 pm)
703-228-4256 (nights and weekends)
For referrals and information about drug and alcohol abuse.
Servicios En Espanol
Foundation for Alcohol Awareness and Responsibility – (formerly Century Council) a national not-for-profit leader in the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking and is funded by the following distillers: Bacardi U.S.A., Inc.; Beam, Inc.; Brown-Forman; Constellation Brands, Inc.; DIAGEO; Hood River Distillers, Inc.; and Pernod Ricard USA. I Know Everything consists of a video with a voiceover suggesting that teens ‘know everything,’ for example:
• I know not to text and drive
• I know not to drink alcohol and drive, it’s dangerous, illegal, and just plain stupid
• I know my parents can take away my keys anytime
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15 to 20 year olds.
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