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Getting help

'I gave up drugging at 16'

Drug abuse can be as much a social addiction as anything else. A young woman delves into the social undercurrents that drove her to this, and gives some valuable advice to parents.

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.

Hitting rock bottom

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

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