Cocaine continues to create havoc in people’s lives. Addiction and overdose death from prescription pain medications is often publicized in the media, but cocaine use continues to be common.
The lower 2018 numbers represented the first decline in U.S. drug overdose deaths in three decades and policymakers had hoped the decline marked a turn-around or plateau in annual drug-related deaths.
Any substance use while pregnant can harm the fetus, but of course the longer the substance use continues, the higher the risk becomes. Substance abuse treatment should start immediately if pregnancy occurs while addicted.
A recently released report suggests that there will be an increased need for recovery services in the years ahead.
Many people abuse more than one substance and have what is commonly referred to as polysubstance or polydrug abuse. Sometimes people abuse different substances to intentionally create different reactions. Certain substances make them feel better or give them a “high”, while other substances cause sedation and help them relax or sleep.
Cocaine addiction is difficult to overcome, but it is possible with the advanced programs available at Gulf Breeze Recovery. Our team of medical, clinical and support staff work together to offer the highest quality holistic treatment available anywhere.
Freshman Congressman Trey Radel arrested on October 28th after purchasing cocaine from an undercover narcotics agent. Freshman Congressman Trey Radel (R – FL) held a press conference last night following pleading …