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A place for families, because you don't have to use drugs to be affected by them.
- How do I know if they're using drugs?
- Why do they use drugs/alcohol?
- Is it my fault?
- How can I cope with their behaviour?
- Understanding the stages of addiction and recovery
- Where do I get the help I need?
- Getting support for your loved one
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Get educated on the basics
Cocaine used to be a preserve of the rich due to its expense, but is much more common now. People use it to feel more confident, talkative and alert. Sustained use can lead to nasal cartilage damage, a dangerously elevated heart rate, depression and overdose.
What else is it called?
Coke, charlie, blow
What does it look like?
A fine white powder
What is its legal status?
How much does it cost?
Around £40 per gram
What equipment do people use to take it?
Rolled up banknotes, razor blades or credit cards for cutting/crushing, mirrors
What about dependence/addiction?