About Addiction Guide

Addiction Guide is the only addiction and mental health website founded by a board-certified addiction specialist, a long-recovered addict, and spouses of addicts. We’re here to provide reliable information about addiction and recovery to guide addicts and their loved ones to a happier, healthier life.

Editorial Note: We do not accept paid advertising, paid referrals, or biased information.

  • 25+Years of Experience
  • 250+People Helped
  • 100%Free of Charge

Addiction Guide Can Help 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 Addiction Guide?

Addiction Guide is the brainchild of lifelong addiction recovery advocates.

Chris Carberg

Founder & Recovering Addict

Chris Carberg is the Founder of Addiction Guide. 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.

Kent S. Hoffman, D.O.

Chief Medical Officer | Co-Founder

Kent S. Hoffman, D.O. is Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Addiction Guide. 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.

Jenna Carberg

Health Advocate

Jenna Carberg is a Health Advocate for Addiction Guide and the loving, supportive wife of Chris. Jenna has been a mental health advocate since 2016 when she and Chris founded PostpartumDepression.org after her intense struggle with PPD.

Jessica Miller

Content Manager & Lead Writer

Jessica Miller is a USF graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. She has written professionally for over a decade and has personally experienced the pitfalls of addiction. Jessica is delighted to support Addiction Guide with her knowledge and writing skills.

Let Us Guide You to Recovery

Everyone’s recovery journey is unique, and many of our team members understand that firsthand. Our goal is to present you with the best information available to help you get the addiction treatment that’s right for you and your individual needs.

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. We are here for you!

How Addiction Guide Can Help

We are a diverse team made up of recovering addicts, healthcare professionals, and patient advocates. We created AddictionGuide.com to provide the most comprehensive information on addiction and addiction treatment. Our team has helped people battling a wide array of addictions.

Call (800) 662-4357 or contact us today to get started on your recovery journey.



Call the official SAMHSA National Helpline at (800) 662-4357.