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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: To leave or not to leave? by WFarm, Feb 20, 2018 at 4:48 PM
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    2. General Substance Abuse Discussion

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      Latest: No Sympathy for drug addicts? by Dominica, Feb 13, 2018
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    3. Sobriety Tips and Inspiration

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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: Moderation vs. abstinence by Dominica, Feb 20, 2018 at 2:18 PM
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    2. Cocaine

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      Latest: "Cocaine Bug Syndrome" by Dominica, Feb 7, 2018
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    3. Heroin

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    4. Marijuana

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      Latest: Is it really a gateway drug? by Dominica, Feb 18, 2018 at 7:17 AM
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    5. Methamphetamine / Meth

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    6. Tobacco / Nicotine

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    7. Prescription Drugs

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      Latest: Alprazolam use by Dominica, Feb 18, 2018 at 7:13 AM
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    8. Other Substances

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      Latest: Addiction to music by stephanemanila, Feb 15, 2018 at 8:22 PM
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  3. Detox and Withdrawal

    Learn more about withdrawal symptoms and detox program for drugs & alcohol.
    1. Withdrawal Symptoms

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      Latest: Post-detox fatigue by Dominica, Feb 17, 2018 at 4:59 AM
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    2. Share Your Detox Experience

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      Latest: Alcohol is by FAR the worst... by CMMW, Feb 18, 2018 at 7:35 PM
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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 Concierge" by Dominica, Jan 25, 2018
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    2. Low Cost and Free Treatment

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    3. Dual-Diagnosis Treatment

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      Latest: Is dual diagnosis common? by deanokat, Jan 5, 2018
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    4. Share Your Rehab Experience

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      Latest: Worst Rehab Experience? by deanokat, Dec 27, 2017
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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 at 3:49 AM
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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: How to remain patient? by Stifiejohn, Feb 7, 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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