AddictionHelp.com is the only addiction and mental health website founded by a board-certified addiction specialist, a long-time recovering addict, and the spouse of an addict. We provide reliable information about addiction and recovery to guide addicts and their loved ones to a happier, healthier life.
Editorial & Ethical Practices Note: We do not accept or participate in any kind of patient brokering, paid referrals, or biased information.
- 25+Years Experience
- 500+People Helped
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AddictionHelp.com Helps You:
- Understand why addiction occurs and that it is more complicated that you think.
- Locate the right medical professional to help you overcome your addiction
- Develop a time-tested and medically sound addiction recovery plan.
Who’s Behind AddictionHelp.com?
Addiction Help is the brainchild of lifelong addiction recovery advocates.
Founder & Recovering Addict
Chris Carberg is the Founder of Addiction Help. Chris battled a serious addiction to prescription drugs (opioids and sedatives) and alcohol, getting clean and sober in 2005. He has dedicated his life to helping addicts like himself since then. Chris is the chief architect of the vision behind Addiction Help and directs all content, product, and communications strategies.Read bio
Kent S. Hoffman, D.O.
Chief Medical Officer | Co-Founder
Kent S. Hoffman, D.O. is the Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Addiction Help. Dr. Hoffman is board certified by the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM) and has successfully treated hundreds of addiction patients in his practice in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Hoffman provides expert analysis to ensure the highest-quality medical content.Read bio
Co-Founder & Digital Strategy
Michael Moesch co-founded Addiction Help and leads the digital strategy, community outreach, and public relations team. Michael is a long-time digital entrepreneur passionate about giving people the tools and strategies they need to regain control of their lives and build a new and meaningful future for themselves.
As Editorial Director of Addiction Help, Jessica Miller—a University of South Florida (USF) graduate with an English degree—combines her writing expertise and passion for helping others to deliver reliable information to those impacted by addiction. Informed by her personal journey to recovery and support of loved ones in sobriety, Jessica's empathetic and authentic approach resonates deeply with the Addiction Help community.Read bio
Kristen H. Umholtz
LMHC & Medical Content Reviewer
Kristen H. Umholtz, LMHC (MH21417), is an experienced licensed mental health counselor passionate about helping individuals and families overcome various challenges. As a web content medical editor for AddictionHelp.com, Kristen plays a crucial role in ensuring the quality and accuracy of the site’s content and providing insight for new content aligned with public needs.Read bio
Women's Mental Health Advocate
Jenna Carberg is a Health Advocate for Addiction Help and Chris's caring, supportive wife. Jenna has been a mental health advocate since 2016, when she and Chris founded PostpartumDepression.org after her intense struggle with PPD. Being the spouse of a recovering addict, Jenna is able to provide meaningful experiences and insights to help the families of addicts.Read bio
Content Writer & Podcast Host
Dan Hauser is a content writer and podcast host for Addiction Help. A University of Central Florida alumnus, Dan’s background in journalism has fueled his passion for writing on a wide range of topics, from sports to mental health and addiction. With his contributions to mental health facilities across the country, Dan hopes to use his knowledge to support individuals on their journey to recovery.Read bio
Let Us Help You Recover
We understand that everyone’s addiction journey is unique. We aim to present you with the best information available to help you get the right addiction treatment for you and your unique needs. We are not only here when you’re seeking rehab but to walk with you every day of your life as a partner in long-term recovery.
Our team of advocates is committed to providing the most up-to-date addiction information and resources tailored toward each person’s specific needs. We want to help you find the best care possible.
Whether the addiction is impacting you, a family member, or a friend, we are here to help you every step of the way. You are not alone in your struggle.
How Addiction Help Can Assist You
We are a diverse team of recovering addicts, healthcare professionals, and patient advocates. We created Addiction Help to provide the most comprehensive information on addiction and treatment. Our team has helped people battling a wide array of addiction and behavioral health issues.
We provide accurate information about substance abuse to help people understand the way drug use impacts a person physically and mentally.Learn About Addiction
We've compiled a list of credible resources to help the people struggling with addiction themselves or for their friends and family memebers.Search Free Resources
Call the official SAMHSA National Helpline at (800) 662-4357.