Are you or someone you know suffering from Cocaine Addiction? Call us today on 2787 550 1938 for free advice or contact us below.
Cocaine is one of the most expensive substances on the planet and was known as the “Hollywood drug” and available to the rich and famous. Times have changed as has the availability of cocaine in South Africa. Cocaine is now widely used throughout the country in many walks of life. Cocaine is known to cause Cardiac problems as well as a string of other physical health issues. Cocaine is highly a addictive stimulant that can cause a catalogue of mental health problems.
Other names for Cocaine
Charlie, Chang, Snarf, Sniff, Snow and Ching to name a few. Due to the availability of Cocaine in South Africa a huge rise in Cocaine Addiction has been seen in the country over recent years.
What is Cocaine?
Cocaine is a crystalline tropane alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant. The name comes from “coca” and the alkaloid suffix -ine, forming cocaine. It is a stimulant, an appetite suppressant, and a topical anesthetic. Biologically, cocaine acts as a serotonin–norepinephrine–dopamine reuptake inhibitor, also known as a triple reuptake inhibitor (TRI). It is addictive because of its effect on the mesolimbic reward pathway.
Cocaine Addiction Home Detox South Africa
At Home Detox South Africa we can offer you a safe and comfortable way to Detox from Cocaine addiction at home. We can offer a service which will include a 3-7 day detox programme that will reduce useage and physical cravings to nil over this time period.
Cocaine Addiction in South Africa
The use of Cocaine amongst South Africans has risen 20% in the last two years. This is due to various reasons but ease in availability and a reduction in price and quality has been attributed to this. Statistics state that in 2006 alone 250,000 South Africans consumed cocaine worth in excess of R1430-Million. Cocaine Addiction is one of the highest admittance reasons for rehab centres in South Africa behind Crystal Meth only in the stimulant category.
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