Drug Term and Street term: Fiend

To better inform everyone, we had a round table discussion with teens from Inspirations for Youth and Families about drug and street terms everyone may want to know. The definition below is based on collective information gathered from teens within our rehab and online research.


Fiend (fend) (n.) – A person who craves a certain substance, usually a drug. Various types of fiends exist, such as the crackfiend, the pothead, the cokehead, etc.

Example: Jerry did so much coke he became a fiend for it and has to take it twice a day.

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