Cocaine

Cocaine is a powerful drug, largely abused by people ages 18-25 and men. Cocaine can lead to overdose, even after the first time it is used, and accidental overdose is rising in America. Learn how to recognize cocaine use, its short and long term effects, and how to treat cocaine addiction.
Drug Addiction

How to Recognize Cocaine Addiction

By recognizing the signs of cocaine use, you can better understand someone's drug abuse and get them the help they need.
Recovery

Drug Overdose: Everything You Need to Know

Drug abuse always carries the risk of serious side effects, including overdose. Understand the causes and symptoms behind an overdose.
Drug Addiction

How Do I Stop My Cocaine Cravings?

During cocaine withdrawal, users have intense cravings. Here are a few ways to reduce your cravings and minimize risk of a relapse.
Drug Addiction

­­Is Toxic Hockey Culture Pushing Athletes Toward Substance Abuse?

Hockey is a highly physical sport with many pro players relying on painkillers to cope with injuries, often leading to drug abuse. Read why.
Drug Addiction

4 Deadly Drug and Alcohol Combinations

Alcohol is a danger in itself but can be especially lethal when mixed with certain drugs. Learn about drug and alcohol combinations to avoid at all costs.
Drug Addiction

Is Vaping Really Safer?

Because it is easier to hide, research shows that vaping increases the risk that an individual will experiment with drugs, especially if they are young.
Teens

Avoiding a Dangerous School Year

College students are one of the most at-risk populations for drug and alcohol misuse. Learn how to warn young people about substance abuse before it's too late.
Family Wellness

From Humans of New York: Addiction, a Family Disease

Addiction is a disease that impacts not only the person using, but their entire family. Read the account of one family member to learn more about this dynamic.