How Education Can Prevent Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine addiction damages every aspect of a user’s life, because it can cause any of the following problems: Physiological and functional changes in the brain Physical changes particularly due to diminished nutrition, improper sleep and limited exercise Altering or destroying family dynamics Social...

How to Reduce the Risk of Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine is a powerfully addictive drug and once abuse has begun, addiction can set in quickly. By staying informed about your family history, drug prescriptions and mental health, you can reduce the risk of developing a cocaine addiction. Staying Informed about Your Prescriptions Prescription drugs such as...

Preventing Cocaine Overdose

The annual rate of fatalities resulting from cocaine overdose is quite high. In many cities the rate of drug overdose fatalities is higher than the homicide rate. Because cocaine is used illegally, it is manufactured and administered outside medical parameters. This increases the chances for an overdose, as...