Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Addiction Information

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crack

Cocaine is an addictive street drug that millions of people use worldwide. It is derived from the leaves of the coca plant and produced primarily in Mexico and South America. It is sold in powdered form and its freebase form known as crack, and both substances can produce a physical dependence in people who use them. In the 1980s through the 1990s cocaine was the most abused illicit drug in  [ Read More ]

cocaine use

Crack is a drug that everyone has heard of, but not necessarily a drug that everyone has experience dealing with.  In this way crack use has a sort of mythical quality, and crack addicts are often portrayed as caricatures in popular culture.  The truth about crack addiction is a truth where reality is just as bad, if not worse, than the fiction associated with its use.  So, what is crack,  [ Read More ]

addiction-treatment

Sandra was, by all accounts, a lost cause. She was in the grip of drug and alcohol abuse. She began using drugs at age 19. Her family had just about given up on her, she couldn’t stay on a job for longer than a paycheck, she would stay up late at night drinking and using drugs, and could not keep any of her relationships. Her life was in shambles. She  [ Read More ]