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What does SA stand for?

SA stands for Substance Abuse

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School counselors and educators in 55 New Jersey high schools will receive training in a state-of-the-art substance abuse assessment tool to help them better identify abuse among students.
People with substance abuse disorders often have accompanying medical or psychiatric conditions that can include bone fractures, muscle injuries, pain disorders, depression, anxiety, and even psychoses, maintain two studies by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, Md.
The January 2002 issue of Mental Health Report states that "the demand for alcohol and drug treatment is up in at least 13 states since the September 11 terrorist attacks according to a recent survey" by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University.
Aiming to provide better substance abuse treatment for gay patients, the federal government in January issued a new guide to assist in the development of culturally relevant rehabilitation programs for gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgendered people.