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Has anyone here successfully overvome a real drug addiction?
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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Overcome addiction
Only about 15% who try to quit by themselves remain drug and alcohol free.
Those that go through treatment have a much lower relapse rate, about 25-30% compared to 85%. To remain in recovery is the goal, and if you relapse, get help as soon as possible. Yes, there is a lot of hope, and many success stories!

In brief: Overcome addiction
Only about 15% who try to quit by themselves remain drug and alcohol free.
Those that go through treatment have a much lower relapse rate, about 25-30% compared to 85%. To remain in recovery is the goal, and if you relapse, get help as soon as possible. Yes, there is a lot of hope, and many success stories!
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