Category: 12-step

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,…

Options For Alcoholism Treatment Alcoholism treatment is not something that can happen in one day or even one week. It is never fast or easy but it is worth the struggle to achieve sustained sobriety. Individuals who are under the power of alcohol addiction know this fact by heart. Drug alcohol treatment programs also do…

If you need help achieve sobriety, there are a few methods you can probably take. The first and easiest method for sobriety help is asking someone you trust to assist you. This person can be your support system as you research your next step: finding a sober coach. Most people who suffer addiction will at…

Family is the most important part of our lives. Family involvement can give immense support and hope to the addict during treatment. In a rehabilitation program, the addict goes through many emotions. Strong feelings of shame, sadness, loneliness, guilt, and hurt can surface during treatment. As the severity of the alcohol addiction increases, the addict…