Mixing alcohol and cocaine is inadvisable under any circumstances.
While all forms of polysubstance abuse are dangerous, this mix is especially damaging.
Both cocaine addiction and alcoholism are on the rise in the United States. Pre-pandemic, 1 million U.S. adults currently meet the criteria for cocaine addiction (stimulant use disorder) and 14.5 million over-18s meet the criteria for alcoholism (alcohol use disorder). Data from NSDUH 2021 shows that 1.4 million U.S. adults were addicted to cocaine and 29.5 million were addicted to alcohol in 2021.
Drinking and cocaine do not mix and today’s guide outlines the many reasons why combining these substances is risky.