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YouthAOD Toolbox

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Mental Health Support

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Doctors who bulk bill

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Help finding food

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Help with housing

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24 HR Phone Line Supports

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What is the best place for withdrawal (detox)

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What is the best place for Withdrawal (Detox)

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Preparing for withdrawal (Detox)

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Preparing for Withdrawal (Detox)

Speak to your doctor about your plans to withdraw, select the place or withdrawal service you feel most comfortable with...

What happens after Withdrawal?

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What happens after Withdrawal?

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Are you worried about Relapse?

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I'm Pregnant + using substances

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I'm Pregnant + Using Substances

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Mood swings, comedowns

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Moods + Comedowns

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