21. February 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Uncategorized

Seeking help for crack addiction treatment is important because cocaine is both very harmful to the body and also highly addictive.

According to data published in The Lancet, Cocaine/crack is one of the most addictive and physically harmful drugs in use today, second only to heroin.   The Lancet is a weekly peer-reviewed general medical journal and one of the world’s best known, oldest, and most respected general medical journals.  The graph below shows commonly used drugs plotted on two axis, drugs that causes the most physical hard are shown to the right and drugs that are more addictive are shown towards the top.  Drugs in the upper right are the most dangerous because of their addictive power and physical harm.

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