C.O.C.A.

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This article is about the charity. For other uses, see Coca (disambiguation).

COCA is a charity in the United Kingdom providing information on stimulant drug use.

Conference On Crack and Cocaine is the UK's leading charity supporting drug professionals and organisations with the issues relating to stimulant drugs such as crack, cocaine, amphetamine, methamphetamine and MDMA (ecstasy).

COCA provides specialist training for professionals who come into contact with people using crack and cocaine and other stimulants.

The training ranges from basic awareness of the issues surrounding problematic use, to developing competencies in group and key working sessions. COCA's courses are Drug and Alcohol National Occupational Standards (DANOS) compliant.

COCA has trained staff from small and large voluntary agencies including CRi, Cranstoun Drug Services, Turning Point and Addaction as well as statutory organisations such as National Offender Management Service in England and the Prison Service in Scotland, Drug Action Teams, the National Probation Service and the police service. COCA's courses have been delivered to GP's and are PGEA approved by the Royal College of General Practitioners.

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