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  1. Substance Abuse Support

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

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      Latest: My 33 year old son is on Meth by MollyB, Nov 20, 2017 at 8:38 PM
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    2. General Substance Abuse Discussion

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      Latest: i`m an addict by deanokat, Nov 20, 2017 at 9:09 AM
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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: Want to help alcoholic mother by deanokat, Nov 20, 2017 at 9:08 AM
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    2. Cocaine

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      Latest: What's in your coke? by Kojak, Nov 16, 2017 at 8:55 PM
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    3. Heroin

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      Latest: Injecting vs smoking by Foilmapmaker, Nov 7, 2017
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    4. Marijuana

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      Latest: The "comfort"drug by deanokat, Nov 20, 2017 at 8:58 AM
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    5. Tobacco / Nicotine

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    6. Prescription Drugs

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      Latest: Colonostomy while on subutex by deanokat, Nov 15, 2017 at 5:03 AM
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    7. Other Substances

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      Latest: A buzz from ibuprofen? by Clapton14, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:02 PM
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  3. Detox and Withdrawal

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

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      Latest: Need advice on Clonazapin by deanokat, Oct 13, 2017
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    2. Opiate Withdrawal Treatment

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      Latest: Buprenorphine - Two Edged Sword?!?! by Drew, Oct 16, 2017
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    3. Share Your Detox Experience

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      Latest: My Xanax Detox by zanigirl, Mar 12, 2017
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  4. Substance Abuse Treatment and Rehab

    Get information about treatment centers and rehab programs for drug and alcohol addiction.
    1. Questions About Treatment

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      Latest: Pacific Bay Recovery by deanokat, May 31, 2017
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    2. Low Cost and Free Treatment

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    3. Dual-Diagnosis Treatment

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      Latest: Meth as Self treatment for ADHD by deanokat, May 10, 2017
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    4. Share Your Rehab Experience

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      Latest: Worst Rehab Experience? by Donnchadh, Aug 23, 2016
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  5. Substance Abuse Support Groups

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

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      Latest: Letting feelings interfere by Donnchadh, Aug 12, 2016
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    2. Other Recovery Support Groups

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      Latest: Alcohol Assesment Center by deanokat, Mar 16, 2017
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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

    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 by Sage, Nov 20, 2017 at 3:43 AM
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    2. Helping an Addicted Child

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      Latest: Getting your child to listen... by deanokat, Nov 20, 2017 at 8:56 AM
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