This and similar questions are often asked of an addict, stuck in the cycle of active addiction. I know I have personally heard this sentiment before, and I have heard many others claim to have heard the same. Unless you have been there, it is hard to answer this question.
Read Deni Carise’s article , where she addresses just that question. Carise has a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, and she is the chief clinical officer at a leading drug treatment center. She is also a recovering cocaine addict. She shares her views on Whitney Houston, cocaine addiction, and the struggle to stop. She mixes factual information and personal experience to create a great piece about cocaine addiction.