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Drug abstinance is a strategy for avoiding taking drugs as in the just say no campaign or for recovering from drug abuse. With regard to alcohol abuse the equivalent term is sobriety

For those whose drug use is established abstinance can lead to drug withdrawal, which can be managed by drug rehabilitation service support. After drug withdrawal and detoxification the aim is often to maintain abtinence to prevent the reemergence of drug dependency and further drug abuse


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