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Substance Abuse Problems


Quitting Alcohol for Health This module explains alcohol dependence, consequences of alcohol drinking, factors affecting alcohol consumption, health problems and alcohol drinking, alcohol-related diseases and injuries from falls or accidents, long-term effects of alcohol on the body's organs, and alcohol use disorders and their causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.


Opioids This module offers a description of opioids and their origins, how safe they are, how they can lead from use to addiction, how they affect the brain, overdoses, side effects and prevalence rates.


Quitting Smoking Quitting smoking is the most important step that smokers can take to improve the length and quality of their lives, but it is not easy. Nicotine is the primary reason that quitting smoking is difficult. Nicotine, a drug found naturally in tobacco, is as addictive as heroin or cocaine.