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  1. Prescription Drug Abuse

    WebMD describes different types of prescription drugs that can cause addiction.

  2. Drug Abuse, Addiction, and the Brain

    WebMD explains how drug use can lead to addiction, and why drug addiction is considered a disease.

  3. How Does Marijuana Affect You?

    WebMD examines marijuana use, including the physical and psychological effects as well as risks associated with the illegal drug commonly called "pot."

  4. Maintaining Hope and Health During Drug Abuse Recovery

    Staying in recovery after prescription drug abuse means coping with psychological addiction and craving. Find out what's needed to stay clean.

  5. Counseling and Addiction

    Being addicted to opioid drugs goes beyond physical dependence. Counseling helps addicts stay clean and cope with life. Which type of therapy is right for someone with an addiction?

  6. Alcohol Detox Programs

    WebMD explains the various kinds of alcohol detox and rehab programs, including what they offer and how to find the right one for you.

  7. Crystal Meth: What You Should Know

    What you need to know about the dangerous and addictive drug crystal meth.

  8. Drug Overdose

    Learn how to recognize a drug overdose - either intentional or accidental - and what to do about it.

  9. Barbiturate Abuse

    Barbiturates, once commonly prescribed for anxiety and sleep disorders, can cause death even in small doses - and their abuse is on the rise among teens. Learn more about the effects of barbiturates.

  10. Benzodiazepine Abuse Treatment

    Find out what to do if you suspect someone is abusing benzodiazepines, a class of drugs also known as tranquilizers.

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