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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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    3. Sobriety Tips and Inspiration

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      Latest: One more day! by Onceaddicted77, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:04 PM
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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 don't want to type this but I must by True concern, Nov 11, 2019 at 3:30 PM
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      Latest: Advice guidance needed please! by True concern, Nov 10, 2019 at 1:29 PM
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      Latest: Injecting vs smoking by Joshstillclean, Nov 5, 2019
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    4. Marijuana

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      Latest: Aspiring RN by Soniabelle, Nov 1, 2019
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    5. Methamphetamine / Meth

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      Latest: IV meth use by True concern, Nov 10, 2019 at 1:30 PM
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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: Brain damage by True concern, Oct 20, 2019
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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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    3. Share Your Detox Experience

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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.
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    2. Other Recovery Support Groups

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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

    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: Meth always wins. by DoxyMom, Nov 2, 2019
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    2. Helping an Addicted Child

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