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  1. Substance Abuse Support

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    2. General Substance Abuse Discussion

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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.
    1. Alcohol

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      Latest: Running out of choices by deanokat, Nov 27, 2018
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    4. Marijuana

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    5. Methamphetamine / Meth

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    6. Prescription Drugs

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    7. Other Substances

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      Latest: Inhalants are deadly by deanokat, Dec 28, 2018
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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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      Latest: Self detox from Durogesic 100 microgram patches by deanokat, Jan 17, 2019 at 8:26 AM
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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 Living in St. Louis Missouri by deanokat, Apr 10, 2017
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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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