Alcoholism among indigenous peoples


Alcohol abuse among North American Indians is reaching a new generation: 5 to 25% of children are affected by foetal alcohol syndrome or less severe foetal alcohol effect because their mothers drank heavily during pregnancy. The result is a population that is mentally and physically disabled.

Broader Problems:
Chronic alcoholism
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
25.09.2019 – 17:09 CEST