New to the DrugAbuse.com Forums?Join or

DrugAbuse.com

Join the Conversation

The DrugAbuse.com Forums provide guidance, support and encouragement to anyone struggling with substance abuse issues or who is concerned about a friend or loved one.

  1. Substance Abuse Support

    Share your story, talk about substance abuse, and learn strategies for staying sober.
    1. Share Your Story Here

      Discussions:
      910
      Messages:
      10,129
      Latest: Need a little encouragement... by True concern, May 24, 2018 at 8:47 AM
      RSS
    2. General Substance Abuse Discussion

      Discussions:
      654
      Messages:
      11,615
      Latest: Prescribed meds by Cwv, May 24, 2018 at 7:28 PM
      RSS
    3. Sobriety Tips and Inspiration

      Discussions:
      801
      Messages:
      14,052
      Latest: Recovery by deanokat, May 18, 2018 at 7:21 AM
      RSS
  2. Commonly Abused Substances

    Struggling with a specific substance? Get help in our substance abuse discussion forums.
    1. Alcohol

      Discussions:
      540
      Messages:
      11,752
      Latest: I can't stop.. by True concern, May 15, 2018
      RSS
    2. Cocaine

      Discussions:
      141
      Messages:
      2,600
      Latest: Mom + Dad hard crack usage by deanokat, May 21, 2018 at 6:31 AM
      RSS
    3. Heroin

      Discussions:
      132
      Messages:
      1,736
      Latest: Need help understanding by deanokat, May 24, 2018 at 9:49 AM
      RSS
    4. Marijuana

      Discussions:
      300
      Messages:
      6,843
      RSS
    5. Methamphetamine / Meth

      Discussions:
      133
      Messages:
      1,600
      Latest: Sanity returns by True concern, May 23, 2018 at 6:19 PM
      RSS
    6. Tobacco / Nicotine

      Discussions:
      374
      Messages:
      7,211
      RSS
    7. Prescription Drugs

      Discussions:
      267
      Messages:
      3,301
      Latest: Why are the effects of Xanax so underestimated? by deanokat, May 24, 2018 at 9:34 AM
      RSS
    8. Other Substances

      Discussions:
      265
      Messages:
      6,202
      RSS
  3. Detox and Withdrawal

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

      Discussions:
      101
      Messages:
      1,674
      Latest: Should I take suboxene during detox by Dominica, May 21, 2018 at 6:13 AM
      RSS
    2. Opiate Withdrawal Treatment

      Discussions:
      38
      Messages:
      426
      Latest: Tapering off Subutex and Valium by deanokat, May 24, 2018 at 9:25 AM
      RSS
    3. Share Your Detox Experience

      Discussions:
      27
      Messages:
      413
      Latest: Alcohol is by FAR the worst... by CMMW, Feb 21, 2018
      RSS
  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

      Discussions:
      49
      Messages:
      815
      RSS
    2. Dual-Diagnosis Treatment

      Discussions:
      25
      Messages:
      364
      Latest: Is dual diagnosis common? by deanokat, Jan 5, 2018
      RSS
    3. Share Your Rehab Experience

      Discussions:
      30
      Messages:
      482
      RSS
  5. Substance Abuse Support Groups

    Find support groups, sober living homes, aftercare, and relapse prevention programs.
    1. 12-Step Support Groups

      Discussions:
      26
      Messages:
      415
      Latest: Can atheists succeed in 12 Step? by Dominica, Feb 15, 2018
      RSS
    2. Other Recovery Support Groups

      Discussions:
      37
      Messages:
      407
      Latest: Experience With SMART Recovery? by deanokat, May 7, 2018
      RSS
    3. Sober Living Homes

      Discussions:
      23
      Messages:
      261
      Latest: Sober Living in St. Louis Missouri by deanokat, Apr 10, 2017
      RSS
  6. Support for Family and Friends

    Have a family member or friend in crisis? Get support, encouragement and guidance here.
    1. Helping an Addicted Child

      Discussions:
      69
      Messages:
      1,283
      Latest: Getting your child to listen... by deanokat, Nov 20, 2017
      RSS
    2. Helping an Addicted Friend

      Discussions:
      84
      Messages:
      1,444
      Latest: Teenage friend with prescription opiod addiction by deanokat, May 19, 2018 at 8:24 AM
      RSS
  7. ________________________________________

  8. About the DrugAbuse.com Community

    We are a growing community of people from all walks of life who have been impacted by substance abuse, either personally or with a family member or friend. Our community provides members with support, encouragement, and resources. The DrugAbuse.com Community is free to join.
    1. Our Community Values and Approach

      The DrugAbuse.com forums provide a safe, secure place for those struggling with substance abuse issues.
    2. Forum Rules and Policies

      Please read the rules and policies thoroughly before posting in the community forums.
    3. Become a Community Listener

      Our Community Listeners provide support and encouragement to those struggling with substance abuse.