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Alcohol and Drug Use After a Disaster or Emergency

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This web page offers information on the risks of substance use or misuse after a disaster or other emergency. It also gives an overview of short- and long-term risks of substance misuse. It offers tips for how to manage alcohol or drug use and signs that your substance use may have become a problem.

Disaster response workers can share this resource with survivors to make them aware of substance use issues after disasters and help them avoid alcohol- or drug-related problems or hazards.

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