Addiction Topic Keyword: Cocaine (p. 2 of 2)

  • Drug Paraphernalia II - Hidden Stashes

    Drug Paraphernalia II - Hidden Stashes

    Drug Paraphernalia and Hidden Stashes, Would You Be Able To Spot It? As mentioned last week, there are many ways drug users conceal the substances they abuse and you can be sure drug paraphernalia will continually change. It's important that parents, teachers, and care givers understand just how widespread drug use is today and just how clever those who use drugs are.
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  • Drug Paraphernalia, What Every Parent Should Know

    Drug Paraphernalia, What Every Parent Should Know

    Staying a Step Ahead of a Drug User Isn't All That Easy To Do! This article will be the 1st of 2 articles pertaining to Drug Paraphernalia. There are so many different and unique ways people conceal and stash their pills and substances it's understandable that it goes un-noticed by parents, teachers and caregivers. Hopefully the information in these articles will help parents to stay one step...

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  • First Drug Addiction will take money, mind, family and then possibly your life

    First Drug Addiction will take money, mind, family and then possibly your life

    First Drug Addiction takes your Money, then it takes your Mind, Family, and then sadly enough, it can take your Life. 
    Heroin, hasn’t this drug been talked about enough?  Hasn’t everything been said that can or needs to be said about this drug?   Well….., try asking that to a mother, father, child, sibling, grandparent, relative, a loved one, a spouse,...

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  • A Comparison of Addiction to Cocaine and Methamphetamine

    A Comparison of Addiction to Cocaine and Methamphetamine

    Cocaine and Methamphetamine are two drugs that are often linked together because they produce similar effects and because they belong to the same class of drugs called psychostimulants.

    In addition, they both have the potential for causing dependence and abuse which further strengthens the bond associate between them. Though there are many similarities, a fair number of differences do...

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  • Crack Cocaine Addiction, Abuse and Treatment

    Crack Cocaine Addiction, Abuse and Treatment

    Crack cocaine is a universal problem in most countries. Crack cocaine was very popular in US in the 80s. It was a common drug of abuse in most inner cities. Its use declined in the early 90s mainly due to the anti-drug campaigns and increasing policing. However, the last decade has seen a resurgence of the crack cocaine epidemic. The drug has again become widely available and the use has...

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  • Cocaine Addiction, Treatment and Abuse

    Cocaine Addiction, Treatment and Abuse

    Introduction Cocaine is an intensely powerful addictive stimulant that acts directly on the brain. Cocaine was first extracted from the leaf of the erythroxylon coca bush, which is endemic in South America, West Indies and Indonesia.
    Cocaine is one of the most commonly abused drugs and the majority of the individuals who use cocaine are also users of other drugs. The drug can generate a...

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