Substance abuse means that you use alcohol, drugs, or both even though it causes you serious problems. Your doctor may call it substance use disorder.
You may have a substance abuse problem if one or more of the following have happened in the past 12 months:
Current as of: February 3, 2016
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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