A Parent’s Guide: Drug Slang
BHDDH, July 2021
It is important for prevention providers, caregivers and educators to be informed about the different slang words used in reference to specific drugs and drug use. Often, creative names and abbreviations are used to disguise conversations and to not raise red flags for adults. There are a vast amount of names used in reference to drugs, and this drug slang guide was created to help parents and caregivers to be able to pinpoint words they hear and be able to understand what they reference.
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