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Meditation, mindfulness, exercise, therapy, calling a sober friend, and thinking of consequences are all examples of this useful tool in recovery.

What is a coping skill?

When mixed with alcohol, this drug creates an abnormally rapid heart rate and amplified impairment of cognitive, psychomotor, and driving performance.
What is Cannabis? (Marijuana) (Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse)
Withdrawal from this substance can cause agitation, fever, hallucinations, seizures, and severe confusion.
What is Alcohol?

On average how many people die of overdose each day in the US?



What soft drink used to contain a stimulant that is now considered an illicit substance?

Coca Cola


This drug was originally marketed as a cough suppressant


When combined with alcohol, there is a greater risk of overdose and sudden death than either drug alone.
What is cocaine? (Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse)
Withdrawal from this substance can cause anxiety, muscle aches, increased tearing, insomnia, runny nose, sweating, and yawning.
What is an Opiate?
Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is costly to the United States, exacting this amount annually in costs related to crime, lost work productivity and healthcare.
What is 600 Billion?
This recovery network was established in the 1940s and started in California. It asserts that its therapeutic value for aiding people in recovery is that the program is based on people helping people.
What is Narcotics Anonymous?
One of these prescribed and federally regulated medications can help an opiate addicted individual start recovering from their addiction and structuring his or her life again.
What is Methadone, Suboxone, and Naltrexone.

When combined with alcohol, this substance increases in toxicity of itself, impairs learning and discriminating behavior, and greatly increase the heart rate, could lead to an individual drinking more alcohol and developing alcohol toxicity. 


Withdrawal from this drug can cause restless behavior, depressed mood, fatigue, increased appetite, vivid and unpleasant dreams and slowing of daily activity.
What is cocaine?

What percent of American adults have an addiction to drugs?


After just one use, this drug can be seen in the brain and in toxicology screens for three to six weeks.
What is Marijuana?
This is a virtual addiction Social Network with the purpose helping people with Drug Addiction, Alcoholism, Prescription Drug Addiction, Pain Killer Addiction and more.

When combined with alcohol, this can cause a person to feel less drunk and more alert than they actually are. If someone continued to drink alcohol, without being able to feel how, much was already in their system, it could potentially lead to alcohol poisoning. 

Energy drinks

Withdrawal from this substance can cause headache, fatigue, anxiety, irritability, depressed mood, and difficulty concentrating.
What is caffeine?
There are now more than 13,000 people in this population who are struggling with addiction.
Who are newborn babies?
This term refers to an emerging family of drugs containing one or more synthetic chemicals related to an amphetamine-like stimulant found naturally in the Khat plant. Some users experience paranoia, agitation, and hallucinations; some even display psychotic and violent behavior, and deaths have been reported in several instances.
What is "bath salts"? (Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse)
Psychologist Milton Erickson asked an alcohol user struggling with sobriety to contemplate this plant, which subsequently caused the alcohol user to gain and maintain his sobriety.
What is a cactus? "could go for three years without water and not die"
When mixed with alcohol, this drug creates an increased risk of adverse cardiovascular effects, and may result in dangerously low blood pressure.
What is an inhalant? (Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse)
Withdrawal from this substance can cause headaches, nausea, constipation or diarrhea, falling heart rate and blood pressure, fatigue, drowsiness, insomnia, iritability, difficulty concentrating, and anxiety.
What is nicotine?
This is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States.
What is Tobacco? (Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse)
This drug as an approved anesthetic in humans and was discontinued in 1965 because patients often became agitated, delusional, and irrational while recovering from its anesthetic effects.
What is PCP?
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