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  1. Substance Abuse

    People abuse substances such as drugs, alcohol, and tobacco for varied and complicated reasons, but it is clear that our society pays a significant cost. Get the latest statistics and facts here about drug and alcohol abuse in the U.S.

  2. Benzodiazepine Abuse

    Benzodiazepines are a type of medication known as tranquilizers -- familiar names are Valium and Xanax -- that are easily abused. Learn more about the effects, symptoms, and abuse of these drugs.

  3. 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.

  4. Benzodiazepine Abuse Treatment

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

  5. Signs of Drug Addiction

    Worried that you or someone you love has a drug addiction? Here are some signs to look out for.

  6. Understanding Alcohol Abuse -- Prevention

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

  7. Understanding Alcohol Abuse -- the Basics

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

  8. Understanding Alcohol Abuse -- Symptoms

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

  9. Understanding Alcohol Abuse -- Treatment

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

  10. Treating a Drug Overdose With Naloxone

    Naloxone can reverse overdoses from heroin and other painkillers. Now, some family and friends of users can use it to save lives.

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