• Overview of Cocaine
    • Cocaine is a white powder that is snorted through the nose or injected with a needle. Taking cocaine can make your body experience a variety of emotions such as feeling energetic, happy, excited, angry, nervous, and afraid. After the cocaine high wears off, you may experience crash that may make you feel an unpleasant sadness. Regardless how cocaine is taken, it is very dangerous. Use of cocaine can lead to heart attack and stroke, and it can increase your risk for HIV/AIDS. For additional information about drug cessation, contact your physician or make an appointment at the Student Health Services here. Additionally, if you are concerned about yourself, a friend, or roommate, contact PIER 21. For more information, visit the National Institute of Health’s website here.