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Cocaine Abuse (Addiction)

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What led to your cocaine abuse? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Danny , 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: October 02

Alcohol is the main factor in cocaine use. Most people I know don't use unless they're drunk. People I speak to about cocaine use will say it's only when they are drinking alcohol. I personally think alcohol is a major contributing factor in all drug abuse. It is the gateway drug.

Comment from: Pattie, 65-74 Female (Caregiver) Published: July 31

My 45 year old son's cocaine abuse has impacted profoundly on the family over the last 20 years. We have got him support but he never sustains it. He is an excellent worker, an engineer, but cocaine use compromises this too. His children have had a bad deal and he is unable to sustain relationships. Who would put up with it! We as parents are old and tired. We have had dealers at our door, sought support for ourselves and have been manipulated financially and emotionally. Cocaine use is selfish.

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