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Hitting rock bottom

After 20 years of addiction ups and downs, Health24 reader Glen knew it was time to stop.

Is your child taking drugs?

Is your kid just moody, or is there something more serious lurking in the woodwork? How does a parent tell and when is it right to intervene?

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Everywhere ignorance exists there will also be ignorant behavior. hint... hint... It's not much different from the people in Liberia who killed health workers out of ignorance.... African immigrants face ostracism in the US as panic takes hold
What next after rehab?

The first 90 to 360 days of recovery can predict how you will manage and sustain your recovery.

Confronting drug addiction

The UN has declared 26 June the International Day against Drug Abuse. Learn what to do if you suspect that your friend or family member may be taking drugs.

Detox and withdraw

Withdrawal from drug and alcohol abuse may be life-threatening. We look at this during Substance Abuse Awareness Week.

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