el diablo

Drug and street term: El Diablo

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.

El diablo (n.) (el di-ab-lo) – In Spanish this term means evil. However it has been turned into a slang phrase by teens meaning drugs. The drugs most often associated with this term are marijuana, crack and heroin.

Example: The kids got in trouble because they were asking around for el diablo.

Inspirations Drug Treatment

Drugs are powerful substances used to alter or change the brain’s natural chemistry levels. The most common methods of ingesting drugs are snorting,injecting or taking them orally. Some drugs such as cocaine and heroine are highly addictive meanwhile others may take time for addiction to form.

During your teens stay, they will go through different levels of treatment, with each level giving them more privileges than the last, helping them stay motivated in order to reach their goal of recovery. Along with the proper care from licensed, in-house therapists and a superior staff, we are confident that our crack treatment can help reunite you with the teenager you used to know.

See our terms glossary here!