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Getting Help

Parents, Religious Leaders, Crisis And Drug Hotlines, Certified Alcohol And Drug Counselor (cadc)TEACHERS, SCHOOL COUNSELORS

If you, or someone you know, has been abusing depressants, it's very important to get help. The first step to getting help is talking to someone who can support you. It's important to talk to someone whom you can trust.


Talk to a teacher whom you trust. If your teacher doesn't know exactly what to do, he or she does know how to find out. He or she can put you in touch with a professional who can help you. If you don't have a teacher you feel comfortable talking with, speak with another adult such as a guidance counselor.


Counselors are specially trained to help young people like you. It's their job. Many of them know a lot about depressants. Some of them will be acquainted with the kinds of services available in your community, such as support groups or treatment centers.

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