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  1. Substance Abuse Support

    Share your story, talk about substance abuse, and learn strategies for staying sober.
    1. Share Your Story Here

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    2. General Substance Abuse Discussion

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      Latest: need help, addicted to otc's by deanokat, Aug 2, 2016
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    3. Sobriety Tips and Inspiration

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      Latest: First NA meeting by deanokat, Aug 8, 2016
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  2. Commonly Abused Substances

    Struggling with a specific substance? Get help in our substance abuse discussion forums.
    1. Alcohol

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    4. Marijuana

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    5. Methamphetamine / Meth

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      Latest: Second hand methamphetamine fumes by deanokat, Aug 22, 2016 at 6:52 AM
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    6. Tobacco / Nicotine

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      Latest: Are slim cigarettes safer? by Donnchadh, Aug 10, 2016
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    7. Prescription Drugs

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      Latest: Pain Pill Addiction by Donnchadh, Aug 13, 2016
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    8. Other Substances

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  3. Detox and Withdrawal

    Learn more about withdrawal symptoms and detox program for drugs & alcohol.
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    2. Opiate Withdrawal Treatment

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    3. Share Your Detox Experience

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  4. Substance Abuse Treatment and Rehab

    Get information about treatment centers and rehab programs for drug and alcohol addiction.
    1. Questions About Treatment

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      Latest: Recovery options...please help by Donnchadh, Aug 3, 2016
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    2. Low Cost and Free Treatment

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    3. Dual-Diagnosis Treatment

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    4. Share Your Rehab Experience

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  5. Substance Abuse Support Groups

    Find support groups, sober living homes, aftercare, and relapse prevention programs.
    1. 12-Step Support Groups

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      Latest: Letting feelings interfere by Donnchadh, Aug 12, 2016
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    2. Other Recovery Support Groups

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  6. Support for Family and Friends

    Have a family member or friend in crisis? Get support, encouragement and guidance here.
    1. Helping an Addicted Loved One

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      Latest: In need of support by deanokat, Aug 15, 2016
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    2. Helping an Addicted Child

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    3. Helping an Addicted Friend

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