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    2. General Substance Abuse Discussion

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  2. Commonly Abused Substances

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      Latest: Finally quit smoking weed!! by lonewolves, Aug 18, 2019 at 5:57 PM
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      Latest: Depression/anxiety caused by Ritalin? by True concern, Aug 13, 2019 at 8:29 AM
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    7. Other Substances

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      Latest: Have you heard of wet? by Onceaddicted77, Aug 18, 2019 at 5:19 PM
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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

    Find support groups, sober living homes, aftercare, and relapse prevention programs.
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    2. Other Recovery Support Groups

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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

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