Definition of 'drug addiction'
Example sentences containing 'drug addiction'
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He has battled successfully against drink and drug addictions.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2011)
British jails are full of people with mental health problems and drug addictions who need treatment rather than imprisonment.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Within a few years he had descended into a deep pit of drink and drug addiction that wrecked his career.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But his saucy hopes were soon dashed as he was then driven to a rehab clinic for treatment for drug addiction.The Sun (2008)
You've been in rehab for drink and drug addictions.The Sun (2014) The Sun (2012)
It could involve making them attend treatment for drug addiction or alcohol abuse, or to seek help for mental health problems.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They are particularly interested in wealthy individuals and their families and while they might help stop the drug addiction, they then have a cult problem.The Sun (2012)
They continue to struggle with drug addiction while pursuing philanthropic work in London, helping drug addiction charities.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The economic cost of drink and drug addiction will also be examined for the first time by the government as part of the study, which begins today.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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