“Rock” refers to crack cocaine, a solid form of cocaine that appears as small rocks or chunks. Made by mixing powdered cocaine with water and usually baking soda and then heating it, crack cocaine is smoked using a pipe. This smoking method vaporises the “rock,” allowing for rapid absorption into the bloodstream via the lungs, producing a quick, intense high followed by a sharp comedown. Crack cocaine’s immediate and potent effects contribute to its high addiction risk and danger. Its use can cause serious health issues like respiratory and heart problems, increased risk of stroke and can lead to severe addiction and dependency.

Hitting the “Rock” (Rock Bottom) could mean cocaine but it can also mean “Rock Bottom”.

Rock Bottom

In this context “Rock bottom” is a term symbolising the lowest point in someone’s life, often linked to addiction or destructive behavior. It represents a important turning point where an individual decides to seek help and start recovery. The experience of hitting rock bottom varies widely; for some, it may involve job loss, damaged relationships, legal issues or severe health problems due to addiction. This moment is essential as it often prompts the realisation of the need for change and serves as a wake-up call. While acknowledging rock bottom is challenging, it can be a vital step towards recovery, marking a new chapter of hope and strength to overcome addiction. It’s important to recognise that reaching rock bottom is not always necessary for seeking help; many people choose to get treatment earlier, acknowledging their destructive path and taking control before things worsen. In the addiction recovery community, “rock bottom” serves as a reminder that there’s always hope, even in the darkest times.

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What is Rock? Rock Cocaine and Rock Bottom

Rock is the solid form of the narcotic substance cocaine and is smoked in pipes. "Rock bottom" is a term symbolising the lowest point ain an addiction cycle. Get help from qualified counsellors.

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