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  1. Substance Abuse Support

    Share your story, talk about substance abuse, and learn strategies for staying sober.
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    2. General Substance Abuse Discussion

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      Latest: Sober Meth Addict Hearing Voices by EndorsesJeans, Mar 31, 2020 at 3:56 PM
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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.
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      Latest: I just can't anymore by True concern, Mar 26, 2020 at 1:18 PM
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      Latest: Relapse after a year by Bullwinkle, Mar 31, 2020 at 7:44 PM
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      Latest: Can my want over power my fear? by DoxyMom, Feb 28, 2020
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    4. Marijuana

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      Latest: Day one by Davers, Mar 29, 2020 at 9:43 AM
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    5. Methamphetamine / Meth

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      Latest: Thoughts from those who shoot up on this by True concern, Mar 25, 2020 at 10:02 AM
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    6. Tobacco / Nicotine

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      Latest: Anti smoking campaign in school by Bullwinkle, Oct 22, 2019
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    7. Prescription Drugs

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      Latest: Perocet addiction by Buterfly, Mar 30, 2020 at 10:40 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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  4. Substance Abuse Treatment and Rehab

    Get information about treatment centers and rehab programs for drug and alcohol addiction.
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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: AA: The Only Way (to fail) by aLLeVi8eD, Feb 2, 2020
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    2. Other Recovery Support Groups

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      Latest: Im happy I finally registered by DoxyMom, Nov 30, 2019
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    3. Sober Living Homes

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      Latest: Sober House, the TV Show by Joshstillclean, Oct 17, 2019
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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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      Latest: My son almost died by DoxyMom, Nov 30, 2019
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    3. Helping an Addicted Friend

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