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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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  2. Commonly Abused Substances

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

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      Latest: Dry January... Who's In? by Dominica, Feb 5, 2019
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    2. Cocaine

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      Latest: Struggling with relapses by deanokat, Feb 12, 2019 at 8:20 AM
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      Latest: Addicted wife by deanokat, Feb 5, 2019
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      Latest: How Long Have You Gone Without Sleeping? by deanokat, Feb 11, 2019 at 12:41 PM
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    6. Tobacco / Nicotine

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      Latest: Is tobacco considered a drug? by Jessieboo, Feb 5, 2019
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    7. Prescription Drugs

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      Latest: Codeine addiction by True concern, Feb 15, 2019 at 2:28 PM
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    8. Other Substances

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      Latest: Inhalants are deadly by deanokat, Dec 28, 2018
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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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    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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    2. Other Recovery Support Groups

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      Latest: In extreme need for advice by deanokat, Aug 21, 2018
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    3. Sober Living Homes

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      Latest: Sober Living in St. Louis Missouri by deanokat, Apr 10, 2017
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  6. Support for Family and Friends

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    1. Helping an Addicted Loved One

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    2. Helping an Addicted Child

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