Category: 12-step

A long corridor is filled with boxes, paperwork, unopened mail, clothes to be donated, you name it, and the hallway has it. It’s been years since the passageway has been clear. Doing a semi-twist and turn to get from one end to the other is part of the daily routine. Actually, in truth, the external…

A long corridor is filled with boxes, paperwork, unopened mail, clothes to be donated, you name it, and the hallway has it. It’s been years since the passageway has been clear. Doing a semi-twist and turn to get from one end to the other is part of the daily routine. Actually, in truth, the external…

The effects of cocaine are pleasurable, but they rarely last long. Cocaine ranks among the most addictive drugs in the world. The chance of psychological dependence is extremely high, and users can become addicted in as little as two weeks. The first step to overcoming addiction is detox–clearing the drug out of your system in…

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “six million Americans age 12 and older have abused cocaine, and 1.5 million have abused ‘crack’ at least once in the year prior to the survey.” In order to help those whose lives are being adversely affected, one must be able to recognize the signs of use…

Cocaine addiction is a much grander aspect of addiction than rolling joint and smoking marijuana. This is not to say one has harsher affects than the other, because each have their own inherent life-destroying aspects involved. For the price of a small sack of cocaine, you can buy a whole bag of marijuana. Therefore, cocaine…

Crack cocaine is a highly addictive substance that acts as a stimulant. Numerous treatment options are available for treatment of crack cocaine addiction. Medication No FDA-approved medications are available for treating addictions to crack cocaine. For alcohol addiction, Anabuse blocks the effects of alcohol and causes nausea after consuming alcohol. A similar medication for crack…

Cocaine is a powerful drug that creates a strong psychological addiction in users. Long-term addiction can lead to serious health complications, mostly involving cardiovascular bodily structures. Tolerance can rise with continued use, leading to the frightening possibility of a fatal overdose. Things You’ll Need: 1. Physician 2. Addiction treatment specialist 3. Behavioral therapist Understand the…

During the 1980s, crack cocaine became a problem on the streets of cities across America. Unlike regular cocaine, which tends to be expensive, crack is widely available in cheap, single-use packets. Its powerful physically addictive properties can quickly hook users. Things you’ll need: 1. Physician 2. Addiction treatment specialist 3. Behavioral therapist Treat Crack Cocaine…

Cocaine addiction is the obsessive or uncontrollable abuse of cocaine. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) shows promising results. Spiritual based Twelve-step programs such as Cocaine Anonymous (modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous) have some success combatting this problem. A cocaine vaccine is also being tested which may prevent the recipient from feeling the desirable effects of the drug,…