Category - Cocaine Addiction

Bulletproof

John’s drug use began with marijuana, smoking it with friends but graduating to dealing in short order.  It’s also when he would try cocaine and pills that would make him hallucinate.  While he considered himself a...

Alone and High

Mike’s first experience with drinking as a teenager left him wanting more of those warm feelings, despite being made the target if public humiliation after passing out.  The booze let to drugs, including cocaine and drug...

Up The Nose

Dave’s first time abusing substances was at age 17.  He tried beer and hated it.  His next drink was 151 proof rum, and it liked it much better.  From there, Dave would try anything he could touch he believed might get him...

Confidence

Shane recalls never fitting in with his community; neither his neighborhood nor even his family. He blames this for acting out as a child.  Shane was such a discipline problem that he was switched around to 16 different schools...

Living On The Edge

George first started “using” at age eleven. He grew up the son of bar owners in the Brooklyn. His parents taught him how to mix cocktails. Drinking in his family was normal and George now considers most of his...

Through The Fire

Michael was a young successful lawyer and entrepreneur who lived under the mantra “Work hard. Play hard”. He would get drunk, and cruise around town in his Cranberry Red BMW 5-series believing he had earned his right...

The Secret Of Alex’s Success

Alex might just have been the wealthiest drug addict you’d ever meet. His story is the classic example of “stumbling forward” for years; improving his life-standing while falling deeper and deeper into...

Like Squirrels Gathering Nuts

Mike recounts his first experience with alcohol, as a teenager, when a planned gathering of friends only gathers himself and one other person.  He proceeds to drink all the beer intended for a much larger crowd.  The booze gave...

More Than Two Decades

Alan would wake up late and show up for work late, all because he was high on cocaine the night before. He worked at a deli restaurant, and would stay at his job each day as long as it would take him to earn enough money to buy...

Get Rid Of A Feeling

Giovanni distinctly remembers why he started drinking. The day he took his first drink, he felt good. All his inhibitions, insecurities and precognition disappeared. In his own words, Giovanni needed the alcohol to “get rid of a...