His daughter, Noelle, appears to have won a battle with substance abuse, a common subplot for many American families.
While in prison, Tyson smuggled women into the facility and even had a months-long affair with his substance abuse counselor.
I have seen some fall prey to substance abuse in their efforts to "unwind" each night from the daily grind on Wall Street.
This coincidence of depression and substance abuse is not uncommon.
His uncle, who had come out as openly gay, died of an overdose after years of struggling with substance abuse.
Those with a slightly sleazier bent have dredged up reports of his weight gain, substance abuse, and arrest.
I routinely ask my teenage patients about substance abuse and sexual activity.
Things got even more serious when Cosby moved on to the subject of substance abuse and children.
Saada Saar is founder of Crossing the River, a written and spoken word workshop for mothers in recovery from substance abuse.
A computerized referral service to substance abuse literature and prevention programs will begin operating in 1987.
substance abuse n.
Excessive use of a potentially addictive substance, especially one that may modify body functions, such as alcohol and drugs. Also called chemical abuse.