Examples from the Web for substance abuse
If helping people with substance-abuse problems is your main concern, you know where to start.One War We Should Be Happy to Lose Once and For All: the Drug War|Nick Gillespie|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Substance-abuse disorders, however, have not increased among children, teenagers, and adolescents.CDC Report Paints Bleak Picture of American Kids With Mental Disorders|Eliza Shapiro|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Army regulations required him to have substance-abuse counseling, but commanders never sent him.
At the same time, four of six staff positions for the substance-abuse office at Fort Carson sat empty.
A dual diagnosis is a person who is mentally ill and has a substance-abuse problem.