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You are not alone.

There are many community resources that can provide help if you, your family member or a friend is struggling with substance misuse.

Chick here for a list of signs that illustrate substance abuse:

  • Changes in behavior
  • Mood changes
  • Changes in personality
  • Physical changes
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • heightened secrecy
  • fishy-sounding excuses or outright lying
  • difficulty thinking or keeping focus
  • withdrawing from classroom participation
  • resistance to discipline or feedback
  • increased tardiness or absence
  • paranoia, irritability, anxiety, fidgeting
  • changes in mood or attitude
  • significant weight loss or gain
  • loss of interest in hobbies or activities
  • decline in school performance
  • abandonment of long-time peer group

Please also visit Hidden in Plain Sight for information on further signs of youth substance misuse.


Opioid and Heroin-specific Treatment Resources

Click here for a detailed list of the programs, resources, contact information and location of most agencies and organizations listed on the treatment resource card and others that are not on the card.

Visit our SAFE Opioid and Heroin Prevention Task Force page for more information about opioids, heroin, and how we are working together with our community partners to address the opioid epidemic in Chesterfield County, VA.

A Safe Medication Disposal Kiosk is available at two local Walgreens Pharmacy locations:
4201 Meadowdale Blvd.

North Chesterfield, VA 23234

6851 Temie Lee Pkwy
Midlothian, VA 23112


Resources

General: 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 

Curb the Crisis (Opioid Resource)

truth: Opioids (Youth Opioid Prevention)

Assessment:

Check Your Drinking Tool

The 45 Warning Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

Alcohol Rehab Help

Treatment and Recovery:

Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services – Substance Abuse Services SAME DAY ACCESS

Tucker Pavilion at Chippenham Hospital – Impatient Residential Treatment for Dual Diagnoses 

Detox Local (mental health and substance abuse resources for the AAPI community)

Family Counseling Center for Recovery

Family Intervention Center

John Randolph Medical Center

Live Another Day (BIPOC Resource)

McGuire VA Medical Center

National Counseling Group, Inc.

New Life for Youth

Poplar Springs Hospital 

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority

Start Your Recovery (substance abuse information and support)

Teen Challenge North Central – Richmond

Virginia Center for Addiction Medicine

Addiction Center 

CARITAS – The Healing Place (Residential Recovery)

McShin Foundation: Full-service Recovery Community Organization (RCO)

Master Center Chesterfield Treatment Facility

Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Richmond

Al-Anon: Greater Richmond Area (mutual support for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking)

Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Richmond 

Substance Abuse & Addiction Recovery Alliance of Virginia (SAARA) Recovery Support Groups (options for family & young people)

Alive RVA: Peer to Peer Recovery Warmline 1 -833-4PEERVA (1-833-473-3782)

Families Anonymous: For relatives and friends concerned about the use of drugs or related behavioral problems

NorthStar Community Meetings: Faith based Support