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Millions of people of all ages and backgrounds are affected by drug and alcohol abuse. Our team of journalists, researchers, doctors, and medical professionals have created science-based resources to help you and your loved ones get help.
For most people with drug addiction, recovery isn’t successful until they receive professional treatment. Occasionally someone can overcome addiction on their own, but long-term success is rare. Instead, people who have access to medication...
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Being in love with a drug addict is difficult. For many people, drug addiction is enough to end the relationship. If you also struggle with addiction, it exacerbates the problem...
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Addiction Group is an informational web guide created for people struggling with substance use disorders (SUD), alcohol use disorders (AUD), and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our team of journalists, researchers, doctors, and medical professionals helps people find the right treatment for their individual needs and unique situations.
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Addiction Resources

If you or a loved one is suffering from an addiction, it can seem hopeless. But you don’t have to go through this alone. We are here to help. Contact an addiction specialist or read more about how to deal with addiction.
Living with an alcoholic
People living with an alcoholic partner or family members deal with many negative things. The experience affects their health and happiness. Don't blame yourself for your loved one’s disorder. Seek help or set up an intervention.
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How to help an addict who doesn't want help
Learn how to spot the signs of addiction. It can be difficult to help an addict who doesn’t want help, but there are several steps you can take to help them find the treatment they need.
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Loving a drug addict
Being in love with a drug addict is difficult. For many people, drug addiction is enough to end the relationship. If you also struggle with addiction, it exacerbates the problem.
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How to deal with a drug addict child
The average age that young people begin using drugs is just 16 years old. Dealing with an addicted child is one of the most challenging situations any parent can face. Here are some steps you can take.
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Do you drink too much?
1 in 6 adults drinks seven or more drinks at least four times per month. The majority of U.S. adult heavy drinkers have binged in the last 30 days. Learn if your drinking is problematic.
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What is sobriety?
Sobriety means different things to different people. Generally, sobriety is viewed as enjoying a successful life in recovery. Not just the avoidance of intoxicants. Sobriety involves positive mental, physical, and spiritual well-being.
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How to Safely Detox from Alcohol at Home (7 Tips)

What is ‘Self-Detox?’ Self-detox occurs when someone attempts to give up using drugs or alcohol without professional or medical intervention. They might taper their use of the substance or go “cold turkey” (stop immediately). In either case, they have no outside support or treatment. Most commonly, someone with a desire to stop using drugs or […]
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3 C's Of Addiction Recovery

What are the 3 C’s of Addiction Recovery? The 3 C’s of addiction recovery are tools that help the family members and friends of people with substance use disorders (SUD) deal with their feelings of helplessness. Watching someone you care about struggle with addiction is one of the most difficult things a person can face. […]
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Crack vs Meth

What is the Difference Between Crack and Meth? Crack cocaine and methamphetamine (meth) are both stimulants that affect the central nervous system. These drugs work by increasing the number of neurotransmitters (chemical messengers) in the brain.  However, while both illicit (illegal) substances share similarities, differences do exist.  For example, the high produced by smoking crack […]
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