Abuso de drogas

Drug Abuse

When someone uses a drug to change mood, behavior, feelings, or state of consciousness, and not for medical therapy, it is called drug abuse. When children or their family members abuse drugs, many problems can arise.

This section includes information about children and:

  • alcohol
  • amphetamines
  • anabolic steroids
  • cocaine
  • fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)
  • heroin
  • inhalant abuse
  • marijuana
  • methamphetamine
  • prenatal exposure to drugs and alcohol
  • substance abuse
  • tobacco

 
Visit these websites for more information:

Drug Abuse - U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

NIDA - National Institute on Drug Abuse (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

NOFAS - National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Substance Abuse Topics - U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

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