The True Cost of Cocaine

Cocaine usage among young people.  This was produced by 3 journalism degree students from Colaiste Dhulaigh, Laura Murphy, Radek Kasa and Stephen Gibbons and contains content about drugs and some strong language. If you’ve been affected by any of the material in this piece and would like more information on drug you can contact the HSE support service at or call 1800 549 549. Laura Connolly talks us through interviews with a psychologist and a former user, but first we hear her ask people in the street if they have ever used cocaine: