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Overindulgence in or dependence on an addictive substance, especially alcohol or drugs.
- ‘The federal war on drugs is the worst way to deal with substance abuse in this country.’
- ‘Many isolated Inuit communities are wracked by substance abuse and grinding poverty.’
- ‘Poverty, substance abuse and lack of access to community healthcare all take a toll.’
- ‘Additionally in many instances drug and substance abuse will involve recognition that unlawful activity has taken place.’
- ‘They understand that we cannot stop substance abuse without reducing the demand for drugs.’
- ‘Also, bipolar disorder may increase the risk of alcoholism or other forms of substance abuse.’
- ‘Disabilities with traumatic origin are strongly associated with substance abuse.’
- ‘Programs on alcohol and substance abuse almost always ignore the older adult population.’
- ‘Issues of alcohol and substance abuse may have to be addressed by referral to relevant agencies.’
- ‘I will go straight to the core of the matter and talk about addiction and substance abuse.’
- ‘Now it's been discovered that two of the players have been banned from the games for substance abuse.’
- ‘Disorders of addiction, particularly substance abuse, are commoner in males.’
- ‘There is a high risk of substance abuse and dependence with benzodiazepines.’
- ‘This report also draws attention to the unmet needs of those with psychosis and substance abuse or dependence.’
- ‘The scheme is set to highlight the dangers of substance abuse, in particular drugs and alcohol, to the youth of the area.’
- ‘This is the sixth in a series of articles about substance abuse and addiction.’
- ‘His urine was negative for drugs, and there was no history of alcohol or substance abuse.’
- ‘But the usefulness of the scheme in tackling substance abuse has been called into question by drugs experts.’
- ‘He did not have a history of exposure to any known toxin, and he denied any alcohol or substance abuse.’
- ‘Eleven of these patients also were diagnosed with alcohol or substance abuse.’
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