How to Find
Support as a Helper

Helpline Run by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Specialists provide one-on-one free and confidential coaching to help you and your loved ones. As part of this service, parent coaches are there to listen and reaffirm that you aren’t alone in this struggle. 

NC 2-1-1

Dial 211 for a 24/7 information and referral service provided by United Way of North Carolina. Responders can look up your zip code and provide contact information about local support groups. Or, search the NC 2-1-1 webpage for a support group near you. Phone: 211

The NC Parent Resource Center Support Group Directory

NC Parent Resource Center Community Coalition Locator

SMART Recovery Family & Friends Searchable Database

Find a support group near you, plus downloadable resources and an online message board for family and friends. 

Nar-Anon Family Groups Searchable Database

Nar-Anon provides a 12-step program for family and friends of those suffering from substance use disorders. Find a support group meeting near you.


Al-Anon provides support to people who are worried about someone with a drinking problem.

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Visit the website for additional resources on how to get help for a loved one struggling with opioid use.