Recognising the signs and symptoms of crack cocaine addiction are vital into getting the right treatment as soon as possible.
It is far more potent than cocaine and offers a more intense but shorter high, which is a recipe for a highly addictive drug.
Crack cocaine is the crystal form of cocaine, it is usually a mixture of cocaine and baking soda. Users usually smoke it by heating the mixture and then inhaling the vapour through a glass pipe. It is also possible to inject crack.
Crack cocaine was developed as a cheaper alternative to cocaine, making it more easily affordable to users. Generally, those who want a faster, cheaper more intense high are attracted to crack cocaine.