Felony drug charges and drug related violence continue to be a leading cause of social issues in the United States, especially along the southern United States border where crime is closely linked to the drug trafficking. If you, or a loved one, is struggling with drug related criminal offenses, and if you have an addicted to cocaine, it is important to stay abreast of the latest changes in medical advances for the rehabilitation of cocaine addiction.
For many cocaine addicts, there is a marked risk for relapse into drug use even after the very best in drug rehabilitation services have been considered. Understanding that drug use is a life long battle, many drug addicts fall into a vicious cycle struggling to overcome their hardships related to drug use.
At present, there are medical advances and medical research programs in place to test out a new anti-cocaine vaccine. While not a vaccine that would be administered to everyone in the population, the anti-cocaine vaccine, once approved by the FDA, can provide a much needed hope to those who currently have a cocaine addiction, or to those who are struggling to prevent relapse into another cocaine addiction.
With the anti-cocaine vaccination, antibodies would be created that would prevent cocaine, when used, from reaching the brain thereby reducing the effect of the cocaine when used and reducing the risks for physical addiction and physical dependence.
While the vaccine for cocaine addiction is not currently approved for use in the United States, many physicians and social activists involved in drug related incarcerations are eagerly awaiting the approval. If you are struggling with a cocaine addiction yourself, be sure you are working with your doctor and drug counselors to try and eliminate your addiction through other current methods. But, be on the look out for the approval of an anti-cocaine vaccine that may be the one answer you need to resolving your drug addiction and drug use.
While there are many illicit drugs on the market today that are abused, resulting in violent crime and other social issues, the use of cocaine is one of the most risky especially for those who have prior criminal convictions. With the advent of a vaccine to prevent addiction to cocaine, many drug rehab specialists believe they can work on more quality outcomes when treating those with a drug addiction.
Sources: Cocaine Addiction: Treatment, Recovery, and Relapse Prevention, by Arnold M. Washton