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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: No Methadone day 7 by Dominica, Apr 16, 2018
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    3. Sobriety Tips and Inspiration

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      Latest: What helps you stay sober? by Dominica, Apr 5, 2018
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  2. Commonly Abused Substances

    Struggling with a specific substance? Get help in our substance abuse discussion forums.
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      Latest: Child alcohol abuse by Dominica, Apr 7, 2018
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    2. Cocaine

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      Latest: Need help by Dominica, Apr 22, 2018 at 7:10 AM
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    3. Heroin

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      Latest: Mom needing to know by Dominica, Apr 23, 2018 at 5:11 AM
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    4. Marijuana

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    5. Methamphetamine / Meth

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      Latest: How do moms not "care" about their children?" by Dominica, Apr 23, 2018 at 12:23 PM
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    6. Tobacco / Nicotine

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      Latest: Is tobacco considered a drug? by Dominica, Mar 26, 2018
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    7. Prescription Drugs

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      Latest: Why are the effects of Xanax so underestimated? by Dominica, Apr 19, 2018 at 5:19 AM
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    8. Other Substances

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      Latest: Video Game Addiction by Dominica, Apr 1, 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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      Latest: Alcohol is by FAR the worst... by CMMW, Feb 21, 2018
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  4. Substance Abuse Treatment and Rehab

    Get information about treatment centers and rehab programs for drug and alcohol addiction.
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    2. Dual-Diagnosis Treatment

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    3. Share Your Rehab Experience

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  5. Substance Abuse Support Groups

    Find support groups, sober living homes, aftercare, and relapse prevention programs.
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      Latest: Can atheists succeed in 12 Step? by Dominica, Feb 15, 2018
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    2. 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

    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: When do I let go? by Debz, Apr 23, 2018 at 12:36 PM
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    2. Helping an Addicted Child

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      Latest: Getting your child to listen... by deanokat, Nov 20, 2017
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