Cocaine Use Among Teens

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Cocaine is a powerful drug that can be snorted, injected when dissolved in water, ingested, or smoked as crack. It is often referred to as coke, snow, flake, blow, or other terms. Cocaine is highly addictive and dangerous. According to the NIDA about eight percent of high-school seniors have used cocaine. What are the signs […]


How Cocaine Addiction Hurts You

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Unlike Methamphetamine addiction, cocaine addiction can actually ‘sneak up’ on the user over time. This may take a few weeks or months before a real problem begins to set in. And before the “casual user” even suspects there might be an addiction, the bank account is drained, the jewelry is gone, the credit cards are […]


Resolving Drug Addiction Easily

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The word ‘cocaine’ refers to the drug in a powder form as well as a crystal form, which is smoked. It comes from the cocoa plant and, next to methamphetamine, creates the greatest psychological dependence of any drug. In the short-term, cocaine causes a short-lived intense high that is immediately followed by intense feelings of […]


From The Couch To The Deathbed

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In many Western countries, going to a psychiatrist for therapy and counseling is well-accepted as a means to maintain mental and emotional health. For most patients, the psychiatrist is considered a source of calmness, reason, and understanding. Seen as a professional counselor who possess the right knowledge and skills about handling life problems and personal […]


Cocaine Addiction Forms And Risks

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If you even suspect a loved one of cocaine addiction, it is better to take action and find out you were mistaken than not take action and find out they are addicted. The consequences can be very serious. So, how do you tell if a loved one is in the throes of cocaine addiction? There […]


3 Simple Factors To Beating Cocaine Addiction

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3 Simple Factors to Beating Cocaine Addiction Ok, someone you love and care about has a Cocaine Addiction Problem. Now what? At this point many thoughts will go through your mind. Most people actually follow a common series of thoughts, believe it or not. The first thought is denial. The addict actually goes through this […]


The Allure Of Drug Addiction

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The effects a cocaine user feels appear almost immediately after a single dose. The “problem”, however, is that they disappear within minutes or hours resulting in the user wanting more in a fairly short space of time. In small doses, it makes the user feel euphoric, energetic, talkative and mentally alert with heightened perceptions of […]


Spotting Cocaine Addiction

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Addiction is a nasty word that many people find very difficult to confront. Usually it is because they are addicted or they know or suspect a loved one of being caught in the trap of addiction. It is not always easy to confront things like addiction. With some people, addiction might take the form of […]


Cocaine Took My Friends

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I was present the first time my two best friends tried cocaine. They encouraged me to participate in their experimentation – I refused – but quietly observed their reactions to the drugs supposed “euphoric” effects. The following weekend, the same scenario presented itself; again, I refused and noticed how eager they were to partake in […]


Social Cost Of Cocaine Addiction

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Addiction of any sort is debilitating for the addict and very upsetting for the family and friends. Besides the risk to the addict, there are other even more far-reaching effects of cocaine addiction. Cocaine addiction makes the addict behave in ways that can cause confusion and upset for those around him. His responsibility level drops […]


Cracked By Crack The Side Effects Of Cocaine Withdrawal And Abuse

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Pure cocaine, along with the so-called “poor man’s cocaine” known as “crack,” is among the most widely abused substances in the world today. The pure cocaine in powder form is usually mistaken as fine sugar or baking soda. The street variant called crack is diluted and mixed with baking soda, allowing the street pushers to […]


A Step Closer To Drug Addiction And Phobia Treatment

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Scientists are now looking into solving drug abuse cases by studying on a certain medication that could possibly be the most effective drug for treating addiction. This specific drug is also known to control phobias. The US Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory provides further evidence that a drug known as D- cycloserine could play […]


Cocaine Addiction How Can You Spot It

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How can you tell if your loved one is subjected to cocaine addiction? Is it just teenage behavior or school pressure that is making them act “strange”? It can be confusing to watch someone and be uncertain about their behavior. There are certain physical manifestations one can look for when someone is involved with cocaine […]


Successful Cocaine Treatment For Your Loved One

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Effective Cocaine Treatment begins with the admission of any level of addiction by the addict. The addict themselves very rarely reach for help on their own. They seem to simply race toward death as fast as they can. When the addiction is recognized or even suspected by a family member, the first move is typically […]


Cocaine Abuse What Can Be Done

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Cocaine abuse has become the most abused major stimulant in the USA and statistics show that emergency room visits for it are increasing. Cocaine abuse has been around for as long as anyone can remember. Derived from the “innocent” cocoa plant, it is considered the “champagne” of drugs, one of its street names. There is […]


Drug Addiction Chemical Dependency

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Drug addiction or chemical dependency involves regular taking of psychoactive drugs to the point where the user does not have any effective choice with him. The addictive nature of drugs varies from substance to substance and from individual to individual. Often drugs like codeine and alcohol typically require more exposures to addict their users than […]