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Addiction support and resources

Support for families

Parents and families play a crucial role in helping kids grow up drug-, alcohol-, and tobacco-free, and AmeriHealth members have access to resources and tools that can help.

To get started, call the number on the back of your member ID card under Mental Health/Substance Abuse to find a tele-behavioral health provider. You can also check with your current provider to see if they offer virtual visit options.

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Confronting the opioid epidemic

Opioid misuse is a major public health crisis in America and is only growing in our state. Nationally, more than 67,000 people died from an opioid overdose in 2018 — the highest total of any year on record. About 67 percent of those deaths involved synthetic opioids opioid.

Working with our members, providers, and pharmacists, AmeriHealth has taken several steps to help confront the opioid epidemic.

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Need help with substance use?

Tobacco provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.


Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine, which is highly addictive. Vaping is unsafe and can seriously damage the lungs. Learn about e-cigarettes and their effects on your child’s health by checking out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults. If you're concerned that your child or teen is becoming addicted to vaping, help is available. provides tools, resources, and information to help support young people who want to become smoke-free.


Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem. There are no age or education requirements.

Al-Anon is a mutual support group of peers who share their experiences in applying the Al-Anon principles to problems related to the effects of alcoholism on people in their lives. | 1-888-425-2666


Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association that provides a recovery process and support network for those affected by substance abuse disorders.

Nar-Anon is a support group primarily for those who are affected by the addiction of someone in their lives. | 1-800-477-6291

Use Shatterproof’s Treatment Atlas tool to find an addiction treatment facility for you or a loved one.*

Additional resources

* Shatterproof, a national non-profit dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the U.S., is leading the implementation of Shatterproof's Treatment Atlas tool, a quality measurement system for addiction treatment facilities. Shatterproof is an independent company that provides behavioral health services for AmeriHealth.