It’s hard to imagine your child would ever try cocaine or other drugs, but don’t be fooled. Statistics show that 7 percent of teens have tried cocaine by their senior year and half of teens have tried some sort of illicit drug by the time they finish high school.
The more you know about what your child does and who they hang out with, the more likely you’ll be able to spot when they’re messing with the wrong stuff. They may even be talking about using drugs right in front of you. Do you know all the common slang terms for cocaine or partying? To help you gain insight into your child’s relationship with cocaine, we’ve compiled a list of common street names and nicknames for cocaine and partying.
Nicknames, Street Names and Slang for Cocaine
* Aunt, Aunt Nora
* Baseball, Baseballing
* Bazulco, Batman, Hubba
* Bernice, Bernie, Bernie’s flakes, Bernie’s gold dust
* Big bloke, Big C, Big flake
* C, C-dust, C-game, Candy C, Candy Cane
* Coke, Coca
* Snow, Snow White
Nicknames, Street Names and Slang for Crack Cocaine
* Badrock, Black rock
* Blotter, Blopper
* Electric kool-aid
* Hard ball, Hard rock
* Ice cube
* Jelly beans
* Prime time
* Purple Caps
* Snow coke
Nicknames, Street Names and Slang for Cocaine-Laced Drugs
Sometimes cocaine or crack is combined with other drugs to get a certain high. Be aware of the following slang terms for these types of drugs.
* Cocaine and marijuana: Banano, Blunt, Pimos, Bazooka, P-Dogs, 51, Sherman Stick, Tio, Splitting, Woo-Woo, Woo Blunt, Woolies, Woolas
* Cocaine and meth: Shabu, Snow Seals
* Cocaine and PCP: Spaceball, Dusty Road
* Cocaine, PCP and marijuana: Wicky
* Cocaine and heroin: Speedball, Belushi, Boy-Girl, H&C, Murder One, One and One, Smoking Gun, Snowball, Whiz Bang
* Cocaine and Ecstasy: Bumping up
* Cocaine, LSD and Ecstasy: Candy Flipping
* Cocaine, Heroin and Tobacco: Flamethrowers
How to Talk to Your Teen about Drugs and Partying
According to Drugfree.org, only 10 percent of the estimated 1.4 million teens with substance abuse problems receive treatment. Don’t let your child be another sad statistic. If you think your teen is using drugs or drinking, take action. The sooner you address the problem, the less likely that their experimentation will lead to abuse and addiction. Immediately begin to more closely monitor your teen’s activities and set up reasonable rules and consequences that are enforceable. The most important thing you can do as a parent is not deny that a drug or alcohol problem exists. If the problem is beyond your ability to handle, ask for help. There are many drug and alcohol treatment programs that are tailored to teens.
Teen Cocaine Treatment at Casa Palmera
At Casa Palmera, we understand the unique issues teens face, and we know that cocaine and other substance use is usually a symptom of something deeper. Our highly skilled staff is trained at uncovering the underlying issues that lead teens to use drugs or alcohol and helping them to work through their problems in a more productive way.
Don’t let your child ruin his or her life with cocaine, alcohol or other drugs. Call Casa Palmera today and put your teen in the hands of trained, highly skilled professional who will bring your child back to a healthy, happy life.