Substance Abuse – substance abuse falls into one of four general categories:
- Recurrent substance use resulting in a failure to fulfill major obligations at work, school, or home.
- Recurrent substance abuse in situations in which it is hazardous such as driving a car.
- Substance related legal problem such as disorderly conduct or public intoxication.
- Ongoing substance use despite persistent interpersonal problems such as intoxication, marital and family problem, and physical fights.