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Chemical Dependency is a primary, progressive, and fatal illness which respond to medical treatment.   Links and Internet resources for dealing with alcoholism and drug addiction can be found here.  (Alcoholism is a form of drug addiction; alcohol is the most common drug of dependency in the United States.)  For information about dealing with sexual addictions see the Sexual Recovery Page. 

  • Chemical Dependency - What is Addiction?
  • Chemical Dependency - More about Chemical Dependency?
  • Chemical Dependency - Do you have a Problem with alcohol or drug addiction?
  • Chemical Dependency - YAHOO search on .
  • Chemical Dependency - Alcoholics Anonymous Worldwide Services.
  • Chemical Dependency - Download the AA Big Book. (Zipped copy of the Big Book formatted as a Windows Help file.)
  • Chemical Dependency - YAHOO to . Links for dealing with drug addiction.
  • Chemical Dependency - National Institute on Drug Abuse Website.
  • Chemical Dependency -  (Crystal Meth site targeted at Gay men. Crystal meth is a prevalent drug of abuse in the Gay Community.) 
  • Chemical Dependency - A site about targeted at youth.
  • Chemical Dependency - More drug addiction resources can be found at


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Chemical dependency is a particular form of substance addiction. (As is Alcoholism.) Other forms of addiction are referred to as process addictions, like love addiction, and sexual addiction.  Pages about other process addictions (like self harm and eating disorders) are coming soon. 

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