Cocaethylene awareness and harm reduction leaflet for anyone who uses alcohol and cocaine together.
Combined alcohol and cocaine use is becoming a major concern to health services and drug and alcohol treatment agencies.
Addaction, a drug and alcohol treatment charity, believes the cocaethylene issue will emerge as a major health problem, namely liver failure, in the future if "recreational" cocaine users who go out binge drinking are not fully aware of the trouble they are storing up for their bodies.”
When cocaine is combined with alcohol, the frequency of emergency department presentations is significantly greater than when cocaine is used alone
The leaflet raises awareness and provides information on:
This webinar will look at how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and other potential causes of trauma can affect an individual's relationship with alcohol and other drugs.
It is relevant for staff and volunteers with specific roles to support substance users as well as youth workers, mental health, criminal justice, housing, homelessness, social care and other workers.