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      Latest: PolyDrug Addicted - getting better though (i think?) by RSH85, Jun 27, 2022 at 2:03 PM
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      Latest: Idealism and Addiction Myths by lovecraftXIX, May 18, 2022
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  2. Commonly Abused Substances

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  3. Detox and Withdrawal

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  4. Substance Abuse Treatment and Rehab

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    2. Low Cost and Free Treatment

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  5. Substance Abuse Support Groups

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  6. Support for Family and Friends

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