Our newest graduate speaks about the path she took in life and how that path led to addiction. By turning her life around and she has grown into the person she is today.
A graduate of our program shares her decent into cocaine addiction. How does someone become addicted to cocaine? Describing her life, she discuses the precipitating factors and how her life fell into disarray due to her cocaine use.
The brain of a cocaine addict goes through a change which is not always reversible.
In 2017 alone, 14,000 Americans died due to a cocaine-related overdose —a substantial increase of 34% over the previous year. Federal organizations expect these numbers to continue to climb as cocaine use shows signs of growing popularity.
“I took a long look back and asked how did I become such a bad alcoholic and addict? “ I found I started like most other children, watching family members drinking having fun and laughing. It seemed this was mostly during get-togethers and family outings.