Sacramento’s Channel 13 News interviewed local leaders in the recovery community following the death by heroin overdose of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

NCADD Sacramento Executive Director Barbara Thompson reported that as a result of the widespread coverage of Hoffman’s death, calls from families who are concerned about a loved one have increased into NCADD’s 24/7 Hopeline.

The Hopeline can be accessed 24/7 by calling (916) 922-5122. Callers will be provided with accurate information on resources that are available throughout the greater Sacramento region for families and individuals living with active addiction.