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How Each Person’s Recovery from Cocaine Is Unique...

When you imagine an addict, you form a picture in your mind based off his perceived characteristics, history, failures, behavior, and even physical appearance. Your opinions about addiction have been formed from a variety of sources — family members, media, books,...

Why Cocaine Isn’t Harmless

The reality of cocaine addiction hits users after they experience the high: this drug can cause powerful, yet disastrous effects to an individual’s body and emotions. Many cocaine users become addicted to the substance to the point that they continue using the drug...

How National Recovery Month Can Help Break the Sti...

Addiction carries a stigma that does not respect it as a mental disorder and physical disease. This stigma makes it difficult for addicts to feel empowered by seeking recovery, which unfortunately encourages many to avoid treatment completely. National Recovery Month...
recent from Treatment & Rehab How Each Person’s Recovery from Cocaine Is Unique
How Each Person’s Recovery from Cocaine Is Unique When you imagine an addict, you form a picture in your mind based off his perceived characteristics, history, failures, behavior, and even physical appearance. Your opinions about addiction have been formed from a variety of sources — family members, media, books, personal encounters, etc. As such, you...
recent from Cocaine Addiction Cocaine’s Effect on Serotonin
Cocaine’s Effect on Serotonin Many people know that cocaine addiction stems from the way the drug affects dopamine, the neurotransmitter linked to pleasure. However, this drug affects not only cocaine, but also serotonin in powerful ways. Seek help to quit using this drug so you can get and stay clean. What Is Serotonin and Why Does It...
recent from Detox Why Cocaine Detox Is Not Enough
Why Cocaine Detox Is Not Enough Cocaine abuse is the most common drug problem among patients entering rehab. Thousands of Americans have sought recovery from cocaine’s destroying lifestyles and relationships. While a number of patients enroll in quick detox with the intentions of staying clean, long-term sobriety is difficult to achieve....
recent from Help for Friends & Family How Each Person’s Recovery from Cocaine Is Unique
How Each Person’s Recovery from Cocaine Is Unique When you imagine an addict, you form a picture in your mind based off his perceived characteristics, history, failures, behavior, and even physical appearance. Your opinions about addiction have been formed from a variety of sources — family members, media, books, personal encounters, etc. As such, you...