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Substance Use

Do you think you or someone you care about may struggle with substance misuse? If so please read more to understand the problem and to find resources that can help.


Alcohol Use Disorder: Videos and information about alcohol use disorder and information to understand treatment options.

Tips for Cutting Down on Drinking: Worried you may be drinking to much and want to stop? Find out how you can cut down and feel better.

Alcohol: How much is too much? Understand how alcohol affects health and how many drinks per week are considered too much by doctors.

Opioids & Heroin

Opioid Use Disorder: Videos and information about opioid use disorder and information to understand treatment options.

Understanding Someone’s Recovery From Opioid Misuse: If your friend or loved one is recovering from opioid misuse learn how you can help and understand the challenges they are facing.


Marijuana FAQs: Information to understand misuse of marijuana and its effects.

Marijuana goes by many names; pot, weed, Mary Jane, and ganja. Get the basics on this substance and how it affects your body when used.

Illegal Drugs

Learn More About How Drugs Affect Your Body: Different drugs can affect your body in unique ways based on if they are a stimulant, a depressant or a hallucinogenic.

Understand How Drugs Affect Your Brain and How Addiction Develops: Drug use can change the way your brain functions.

Learn how you can take the first steps to recovering from drug misuse and addiction and take back control of your life. Are you ready to take charge of your health and future?

Vaping and Smoking

Quitting Vaping: Find out how you can quit when you are ready.

Stop Smoking: The HALT method for smoking cessation.


Problem Gambling: Understanding problem gambling and information to help identify if you or a loved one exhibits problem gambling.

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