If you are physically dependent on crack cocaine, it doesn’t have to mean you are an addict…but you are playing with fire. Here is what physical addiction to crack looks like and how what you can do about it.
Treatment and rehabilitation options for crack addiction, plus learn how to help a crack addict. More here.
The U.S. National Survey on Drug Use and Health has found that about 8.6 million citizens aged 12+ have admitted to using crack. But, what does the typical person using crack cocaine look like? This infographic is based on trusted governmental statistics and can answer your questions. Check it out!
Crack is super addictive! A 28 day stay in rehab is the bare minimum for most people. In fact, some patients may be asked to stay in rehabilitation programs for crack for 3 months, or more. Learn more about the factors that lead to rehab duration, here.
The best way to stop using crack is with medical supervision, so that you can receive the psycho-emotional support that you need. More on how to stop using and avoiding relapse here.
Crack detox is most severe in the first week after last use. But psychological withdrawal symptoms may persist for weeks and even months after cessation. A clear picture of what to expect during crack detox here.
Yes, you can get addicted to crack. In fact, crack is HIGHLY addictive as a result of euphoric effect and short half-life. More on the addictive properties of crack here.
Currently, pharmaceutical treatments for crack detox are limited. But you don’t need to detox alone. What treatment options are available to you? We review here.
Crack lasts for 1-2 hours after administration (depending on the dose) but the euphoric high lasts for about 5-15 minutes. More on the REAL effects of crack here.
Crack is known for its almost immediate euphoric effect. But while you can get high on crack easily, risk for addiction is through the roof! More on crack, the high it produces, and risks you take when using crack here.