Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Have question concerning smoking, drugs, alcohol, or addiction? This section will point you in the right direction to get the answers and/or help you need when confronted with these difficult issues.
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- Smoking Want to quit smoking? Get information about the dangers and true costs of smoking and how to quit. Get the Facts
- Drug Abuse Get the facts about different drugs and the addictions that can occur. What you should know and how to prevent it. Read More
- Alcohol Abuse Alcohol abuse affects 10% of women and 20% of men in the U.S., most beginning by their mid teens. Get more information on this devastating disease. Find out more
- Treatment Find out where to find treatment for yourself, a friend or a loved one who may be suffering from a substance addiction. See All
- AA and NA Get information on Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Alateen groups, meetings and locations. Get the Info
There are many great online resources for finding facts concerning the cost both financially and your health when it comes to smoking.
Identifying Drug Addiction
Though it’s not an easy process emotionally, it is important to be honest when faced with the signs of drug addiction in oneself or in a loved one.
How to Quit
Interesting facts about the true costs of smoking, from a financial view, and how to quit if you have already started.
Common and Prescription Drugs
There are extensive lists of both common and prescription drugs that are abused everyday.
Identifying Drug Addiction and the Warning Signs
Whether you, a friend or a loved-one may have a problem here is some information to help identify a possible addiction.
What to do if you, or someone you know, has an issue with drug abuse.
From interventions to treatment facilities, there are several options available to help you, or someone you know, cope with drug addiction.
AA and NA
Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Alateen are all support groups created to help those recovering from alcohol and drug addictions. These groups have been around for decades and have helped recovering alcohol and drug addicts to keep from relapsing back into alcohol and drug use.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. They meet regularly to help each other stay clean.
Al-Anon and Alateen
The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope, in order to solve their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness, and that changed attitudes can aid recovery.