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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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      Latest: Cocaine and bipolar disorder by Renee007, Jun 22, 2018 at 10:04 AM
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    2. General Substance Abuse Discussion

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      Latest: Hi. I'm new here by deanokat, Jun 22, 2018 at 8:10 AM
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    3. Sobriety Tips and Inspiration

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      Latest: Treated Like Everyone Else by True concern, Jun 22, 2018 at 8:24 AM
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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: Does alcohol make you happy? by deanokat, Jun 11, 2018
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    2. Cocaine

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      Latest: Need help by True concern, Jun 10, 2018
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    3. Heroin

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      Latest: Does methadone work? by True concern, Jun 22, 2018 at 7:58 AM
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    4. Marijuana

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      Latest: Why Can’t I Quit Weed? by deanokat, Jun 21, 2018 at 7:46 AM
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    5. Methamphetamine / Meth

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    6. Tobacco / Nicotine

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      Latest: NOPE (Not One Puff Ever) by True concern, Jun 8, 2018
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    7. Prescription Drugs

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      Latest: New Here.. looking for help by lonewolves, Jun 22, 2018 at 9:54 AM
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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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      Latest: Tapering off Subutex and Valium by deanokat, May 24, 2018
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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.
    1. Low Cost and Free Treatment

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    2. Dual-Diagnosis Treatment

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      Latest: Is dual diagnosis common? by deanokat, Jan 5, 2018
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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.
    1. 12-Step Support Groups

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      Latest: Can atheists succeed in 12 Step? by Dominica, Feb 15, 2018
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    2. Other Recovery Support Groups

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      Latest: Experience With SMART Recovery? by deanokat, May 7, 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

    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: Banyan Treatment Centers? by deanokat, Jun 1, 2018
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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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    3. Helping an Addicted Friend

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      Latest: Teenage friend with prescription opiod addiction by Me at bluff, Jun 17, 2018 at 12:21 PM
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