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    1. Treating an Addiction to Painkillers

      Breaking free from an addiction to prescription drugs takes more than willpower. Learn more from WebMD about the medications and types of counseling that can help get someone on the road to recovery.

    2. Do I Have an Alcohol Problem?

      Learn about the symptoms of alcohol abuse -- and alcohol dependence -- from the experts at WebMD.

    3. Cocaine Use and Its Effects

      WebMD examines cocaine use, including how the illegal drug affects the body and brain.

    4. Alcohol and Medication Interactions

      WebMD explains which medications are likely to interact poorly with alcohol - and the special vulnerability of older adults who mix drinking and prescription drugs.

    5. Street Drugs: Know the Facts and Risks

      Popular street drugs, how they impact your body and mind, and how they can affect your health. Learn about newer drugs such as bath salts and flakka as well as those that have been around for decades.

    6. Painkillers, Narcotic Abuse, and Addiction

      What are the symptoms of opioid addiction? How does dependence differ from addiction? Learn more about narcotic abuse.

    7. Prescription Drug Abuse

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

    8. Understanding Alcohol Abuse -- the Basics

      Get a basic overview of alcohol abuse and alcoholism from the experts at WebMD.

    9. Understanding Alcohol Abuse -- Prevention

      Can alcoholism be prevented? Get the facts from the experts at WebMD.

    10. Understanding Alcohol Abuse -- Treatment

      Learn more from the experts at WebMD about various treatments for alcohol dependence.

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