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Glossary : Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine is one of the most commonly abused stimulant drugs.  What is Cocaine? Cocaine is classed by the medical preofession as a stimulant drug. However it is also known on t ...

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Glossary : Cocaine Advice

Cocaine Advice What is it? ...

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Glossary : Cocaine Anonymous

Cocaine anonymous - Narcotics anonymous Cocaine Ano ...

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Glossary : Cocaine Cutting Agents

Cocaine Cutting Agents A cutting agent is a chemical or substance that is added to an illicit drug to dilute it. A brief overview of cocaine: ...

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Glossary : Cocaine Detox

Cocaine Detox While at the present time, no proven pharmacologic therapy for cocaine addiction exists, ...

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Glossary : Cocaine Detox and Treatment

Information on Cocaine Detox & TreatmentCocaine is a class of drugs know as a stimulant (similar to amphetamine).WHat happens when you stop taking cocaine?Abrupt cessa ...

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Glossary : Cocaine Detox Centre

Cocaine Detox centre - Cocaine Detox clinic A ...

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Glossary : Cocaine Rehab Centre

Cocaine Rehab centre - Cocaine Rehab clinic A ...

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Glossary : Cocaine Treatment

Cocaine Treatment It is important when undergoing ...

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Information Article : Cocaine addiction

Cocaine use is highly addictive. Cocaine is one of the most misused drugs. Cocaine addiction can occur relatively quickly and, like all drug addiction, cocaine addiction is serious. Cocaine is ille ...

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News Article : Online drug purchase increase

The Global Drug Survey 2014 is the most in depth survey ever conducted. It questioned around 80,000 drugs users from 43 different countries including the United States, the U.K, Australia, Germany ...

Article published on 15/04/2014 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Cocaine, pleasure principle explored in new rat study

It's a basic of principle of almost every creature on earth that when they find something they enjoy, they will continue doing it, and this basic principle explains almost all of our behaviour as h ...

Article published on 09/04/2014 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Cocaine use in USA halves

When it comes to drugs and addiction, it rarely seems that there is any positive news to report, with most stories ...

Article published on 02/04/2014 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : 16 new drugs approved as plans to introduce new drug driving limits edge closer

The government has introduced 16 different drugs, which will consist of 8 general prescribed drugs as well as 8 illicit drugs. They will be introduced into new regulations as of autumn 2014. &nb ...

Article published on 28/03/2014 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Im addicted to cannabis

Many people consider addiction to cannabis to be a drug that people 'don't get addicted to', and therefore ...

Article published on 05/02/2014 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : How do I know if I'm addicted to cocaine

As with almost everything in life how people respond to cocaine use is likely to be di ...

Article published on 27/01/2014 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Crack Cocaine Addiction

Any form of addiction is difficult to treat, especially as it can cause some emotionally struggles for th ...

Article published on 16/12/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Nigella Lawson and Cocaine Addiction

It's a sad story, but one that's been heard many times before from different people, a well know individual has been found out to have taken cocaine in the past, and is now facing the wrath of publ ...

Article published on 16/12/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Lady Gaga admits to cannabis addiction

Many people who use cannabis do so with the mistaken i ...

Article published on 25/11/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Drugs in sport Addiction Advisor

It often seems that drug use is particularly rife in occupations where people are under the spotlight and are under a great deal of pressure to perform well and present themselves as perfect.  ...

Article published on 22/11/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Drug abuse in lorry drivers

Drug and alcohol abuse can occur in all walks of life, and there is likely no form of occupation whereby addiction hasn't had an impact.  There are of course jobs where alcohol and drug use an ...

Article published on 22/11/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Tobacco regulations

When we think of addictive drugs, many of us immediately begin to think about the hard core street drugs such as heroin or cocaine.  Some of us may think about alcohol and the risks that drug ...

Article published on 17/10/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Meth the least of UK's worries

The television series, Breaking Bad, which centres on the production of methamphetamine, has really brought the issue of meth production, distibution and use to the forefront of many people's minds ...

Article published on 07/10/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : War on drugs failing

Despite the provisions available for those suffering from addiction, and the warnings and advice available to everybody around the risks of drug use and what people can do to prevent and address it ...

Article published on 07/10/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Celebrities in rehabilitation

The culture we live in today has changed greatly from that of the past, and one of the biggest changes that has occurred is our view of celebrities, and how no matter what they do, they can virtual ...

Article published on 03/10/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : New club drug clinic

Often the well-known drugs, such as heroin and cocaine are the ones that grab all the media attention and also receive the most funding to offer treatments for people addicted to these drugs.  ...

Article published on 02/09/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Marijuana is a dangerous drug

It seems to be a never ending debate, one that is fought fiercely on either sides; is marijuana dangerous? And should it be legal?  For those who desire the drug to be legalized they view it a ...

Article published on 08/08/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Drug driving laws to toughen up

New laws are to be introduced which will increased the police's power to address cases of thoe suspected to be driving under the influence of drugs (BBC News, 2013).  Eight of the most commonl ...

Article published on 17/07/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Tough laws on drug driving

We all know that drunk driving is illegal and risky; it can lead to minor bumps to full blown fatal crashes.  However there is now a new focus being placed on the dangers of driving under the ...

Article published on 17/07/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Khat to be banned

Often when we think of drugs, we may consider the more high profile and well know varieties, such as heroin, cocaine or cannabis.  But even though these are some of the more widely used drugs ...

Article published on 08/07/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Addiction is not something we can control

Addiction is not something we can control, and any individual who opts to use a substance that is potentially addictive is essentially making a decision that may lead to them being dependent on tha ...

Article published on 08/02/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : The complex relationships between genetics and the consequences of drug use

We can never know how we will react to something when we try it for the first time.  This applies to all areas of life, for example you may find yourself allergic to certain foods, you may not ...

Article published on 01/02/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Trying to help people to avoid drugs is the best strategy

People have always found ways to alter their mind, many people engage in safe practices such as meditation to change the way their minds work, but many others use less safe techniques, and often th ...

Article published on 01/02/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : The risks associated with drug use vary depending on the drug used

The risks associated with drug use vary depending on the drug you use; one of the biggest risks with cannabis is brain damage, for ecstasy one risk is cardiac arrest, and with ...

Article published on 25/01/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Addiction to prescribed drugs is more difficult to tackle

For those who enter rehab drug addiction can mean many different things, for some it may be addiction to alcohol, others it may be street drugs such a cocaine, and there are many ...

Article published on 15/01/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Changing treatment options at detox centers

Often when you think of a residential drug detox center, you associate it with the abuse of drugs such as heroin, cocaine or methamphetamine.  But as new dr ...

Article published on 11/01/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : The serious risks of highly addictive methamphetamine

Drug addiction can have serious implications for an individual's health and well-being.   Drug addiction is easy to fall prey to, but it is significantly harder to escap ...

Article published on 11/01/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Genetics and addiction

Genetics plays a vital role in who we are; it affects how we feel and behave, and how we react to stimuli, and it is a mixture of our genetics and our environment that really molds who we are.  ...

Article published on 04/01/2013 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Marijuana use potentially acts as a gateway for further drug use

When we are young, we often engage in activities that we regret when older; in many cases this results in bad memories of our youth, but in some cases it can have serious implications for our healt ...

Article published on 28/12/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Numbers seeking help for benzodiazepine and narcotic painkiller addiction hits all time high

People choose to access addiction rehab for a variety of reasons, and many people may suffer from addiction to several substances, and this can make the process a littl ...

Article published on 19/12/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : New trials of twin drugs to treat cocaine addiction

Cocaine addiction is well known to be very difficult to break, and individuals who suffer from this form of addiction can suffer very unpleasant and dangerous c ...

Article published on 13/12/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Growing numbers of club drug use

One of the most frustrating things about drug use is that there are so many varieties to choose from and this wide range of choice can make accurate reporting on drug use very difficult.  Tryi ...

Article published on 05/12/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Increase in use of steroid performance drugs

There are many reasons that people take drugs, and sometimes the drug they choose to take can tell us much about the reasons for it.  Cannabis is often seen as the 'fun' drug, with the least r ...

Article published on 29/11/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Underestimating the destruction addiction can bring

When people succumb to the disease of addiction, they rarely do it in an attempt to actively destroy their lives, but more commonly in an attempt to escape from them.  Unfortunately, addiction ...

Article published on 29/11/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Cocaine addiction characterized by an abnormal brain structure

Cocaine is a highly addictive drug characterized by frequent relapses; in fact 80% of people trying to recover from a cocaine addiction relapse within six months. Many people recovering from a drug ...

Article published on 16/11/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Relapse is one of the biggest fears for most recovering addiction sufferers

Relapse is one of the biggest fears for most recovering addiction sufferers, and although while in rehabilitation clinics they are often taught techniqu ...

Article published on 31/10/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Processes involved in diabetes may also be implicated in addiction

The human body is a very complex organism, and we are only slowly coming to understand how all the different areas of the body work and how they relate to one another to lead to health and illness. ...

Article published on 31/10/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Motherhood may offer protection against certain drug addictions.

Motherhood can change a woman's life in countless ways, in many cases it provides, joy, contentment, love, and a fair amount of stress.  But it seems that in addition to these aspects, motherh ...

Article published on 31/10/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Breaking the cycle of escape

Drug use has long been linked with other mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.  Individuals who misuse illicit drugs can find themselves very low in mood, very nervous about eve ...

Article published on 21/09/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Withdrawal symptoms make drug addictions extremely hard to overcome

Trying to beat a drug addiction can be a long haul process, and while all drug addictions have their complications, making them difficult to overcome, there are certain drugs that have a greater ph ...

Article published on 14/09/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Detox programme preferable before addressing addiction

Many of us have experienced cravings for a certain food, some f us may have gone on a diet where we denied ourselves a certain food, and a few days later that is all we can think about, and suddenl ...

Article published on 23/08/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : No drug should be considered safe

There is often much confusion about the risks of marijuana.  There are those who state that the risks are relatively few, while other studies have identified sever cognitive impairments and be ...

Article published on 16/08/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Seek rehab therapy to overcome addiction

The human body is an amazing thing, it has many properties that allow humans to function at a very high level, and also recovery from attacks from the outside world.  The amazing properties of ...

Article published on 07/08/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : New discoveries in the fight against cocaine addiction

Cocaine is one of the most addictive drugs around, and the negative effects it can have on an individuals health and mental state are well documented.  There have been many developments in how ...

Article published on 07/08/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Advanced testing method detects new drug

One of the biggest difficulties in trying to protect people from drug abuse is that the drugs industry can change at the drop of a hat.  Although there has been a crack down on well known illi ...

Article published on 31/07/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Progression to hard drugs not as quick as assumed

For many people, the progression onto 'hard drugs' is not as quick as we assume.  Admittedly there are individuals who choose to try a class A drug straight away and become addicted to these t ...

Article published on 27/07/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Some individuals more likely to seek new experiences

The use of recreational drugs is often associated with poor decision making and novelty seeking behaviour, and it seems that often those who are impulsive and are interested in trying new things do ...

Article published on 10/07/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : The dangers of new synthetic drugs

Despite the warnings we hear about well known drugs, such as cannabis, cocaine and heroin, some of the most dangerous drugs that people can get their hands on are actually the ones we know very lit ...

Article published on 05/07/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Following the overcoming of the main obstacles to recovery

Recovering from a drug addiction can take a long time, and even those who feel they have done so 'successfully', i.e. they have been able to sustain long term abstinence, can still suffer side effe ...

Article published on 08/06/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Addiction to cannabis can be overlooked

 For some people use of cannabis is only a temporary state of affairs, for others it is a starting point towards more damaging behaviours, including the use of more 'hard-core' drugs like hero ...

Article published on 08/06/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Offering a sense of purpose to addicts

Finding ways to encourage individuals with addiction disorders to try an engage in treatment can be a difficult task, and researchers have made many efforts to try and identify what can be done to ...

Article published on 08/06/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Dealing with cocaine addiction

Cocaine can be one of the most devastating addictions to deal with, and can also be one of the most difficult to overcome.  It is partly due to these facts that researchers are desperately try ...

Article published on 08/06/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Exercise is a tool to be utilised on road to recovery

When it comes to exercise most of us are aware of the health benefits it can bring, and the risks we take by not participating.  Research has shown how exercise can help people with diseases i ...

Article published on 08/06/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : The physical effects of long term cocaine use

There are a number of negative effects of drug use, and these can affect many aspects of people's lives.  However, some of the most devastating effects are the physical ones that drugs can hav ...

Article published on 22/05/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : The direct negative impact of marijuana use

Those who seek treatment for addiction to drugs such as heroin and cocaine, which are often considered to 'heavy hitters' in ...

Article published on 17/05/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Binge eaters likely to suffer from other addictions

Understanding what leads to an addiction is a key part of developing suitable treatment programs, and there have been a great deal of new interventions that have evolved as a result of our new know ...

Article published on 10/05/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Antidote for cocaine overdose on horizon

One of the most dangerous aspect of any drug addiction is the possibility of an overdose.  Often individuals take their drug use a step too far and will either end up in the hospital, or will ...

Article published on 10/05/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Constant source of new drugs fuels addiction

One of the biggest potential problems with addiction is that there are always new and different drugs becoming available for people to try, and may possibly become addicted to.  In some ways, ...

Article published on 02/05/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Memories can cause addiction relapse

When people attempt to recover from addiction, sometimes it is not even the physical cravings that cause people to relapse, but the memories of the pleasure their drug use used to bring.  In t ...

Article published on 02/05/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Radical treatment for treating addiction tested

Drug addiction treatments have evolved a great deal over the years, and there have been some fairly radical treatments suggested and trialled.  One of these 'radical' treatments that has been ...

Article published on 26/04/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : New drug aims to reduce withdrawal cravings

One of the most difficult issues to deal with if you suffer from addiction can be the craving that goes with it.  Even if people are able to remove themselves from potentially dangerous enviro ...

Article published on 19/04/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Seek help for depression whilst being treated for drug addiction

In many cases rehab therapy is necessary for people to address all of the issues associated with their drug addiction.  However in some ...

Article published on 19/04/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Breaking the cycle of drug addiction

One of the most frustrating aspects of drug addiction is that it is a vicious circle that can seem impossible to break.  Unfortunately both physiological and social influences can make it very ...

Article published on 12/04/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Personality changes caused by drug addiction

Drug addiction have have a variety of effects on an individual.  It can cause ill effects on a person's health and social activities, and it can also have quite drastic effects on a person's p ...

Article published on 12/04/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Research into cocaine addiction

 Trying to develop new treatment options for addiction is a never ending endeavour.  However, whereas there have been a relatively large amount of drug treatment options for alcoholism an ...

Article published on 05/04/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Mexxy a new street drug in the UK

One of the most frustrating things about the war on drugs is that it is never ending.  No matter what provisions the government puts in place to help protect people from the danger of drugs, i ...

Article published on 05/04/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : New research into cocaine addiction

We often hear about the devastation of heroin addiction, and the research and provisions available to treat it.  However, despite the high prevalence of cocaine addiction in some areas of the ...

Article published on 05/04/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Teenagers more vulnerable to effects of cocaine

Those who start using drugs from an early age often find themselves addicted very easily, and new research looking at teenage cocaine use and the teenage brain may have identified part of the reaso ...

Article published on 05/04/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Awareness of cannabis use dangers required

Partly due to the long term debate about the possible legalization of cannabis, people are under the impression that it is not a dangerous drug.  Many people who use cannabis do so in the beli ...

Article published on 27/03/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : The hidden dangers of prescription drug addiction

When people think about drug addiction they will often conjure up images of heroin users or those who use cocaine.  However, there are other drug addictions that in some ways are more dangerou ...

Article published on 05/03/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : The link between crime and addiction

People have always assumed a link between addiction and crime.  It is relatively understandable why people jump to this conclusion, in the case of illicit drugs, the mere action is in fact a c ...

Article published on 02/02/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Changes in recreational drug use

The trends in drug use have varied over recent years, and can be reflective of a number of things including culture, cost and accessibility of different types of drugs. The DrugScope Street Drug Tr ...

Article published on 25/01/2012 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Addictions Centres and Interventions

Brief motivational interventions refer to discussions with alcohol and substance users which aim to bring about positive changes in their substance use related behaviour. Bernstein et al. (2005) no ...

Article published on 06/12/2011 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Drug Treatment Centres

Drug Treatment Centres According to the National Treatment Agency (NTA) for Substance Misuse, approximately 3.8 million people throughout England and Wales use at least one ...

Article published on 04/08/2011 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : How to help a drug addict

How to help a drug addict One of the main issues relating to drug dependence is the possibility of relapse. Alongside the therapeutic and psychological programmes addressin ...

Article published on 04/08/2011 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Cocaine addiction

Cocaine addiction The Collaborative Cocaine Treatment Study (Crits-Christoph et al. 1997) was a large study which investigated different types of drug counselling to ascertain the most succ ...

Article published on 14/07/2011 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Drug Rehab Centres

DRUG REHAB CENTRES Generally there is a distinct lack of research into drug rehabilitation centres in the UK and it is assumed that this is because there is a lack of research interest and ...

Article published on 14/07/2011 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Hope for Treatment of Cocaine Addiction Block Memories

Hope for Treatment of Cocaine Addiction: Block Memories Two separate discoveries by US researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) offer potential for development of ...

Article published on 24/03/2011 by Addiction Advisor

News Article : Region of the brain activated during drugs relapse

Region of the brain activated during drugs relapse ...

Article published on 18/03/2011 by Addiction Advisor



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