Will My Pass Addiction Prevent Me from Buying Treatment Insurance?

The world of insurance and coverage options is confusing enough, let alone if you have past or pre-existing conditions, such as addiction, to consider. Even researching the topic can leave you even more confused than when you started, leaving you feeling hopeless and unsure of what options you may have....

Why Does My Therapist Ask Me About Family?

If you decide to use cocaine, then it is a personal choice, but one that is influenced by multiple factors, such as your biology, family history with drugs and psychological or sociocultural factors. In other words, you can choose to use cocaine, but the risk of developing an addiction to it can be greatly...

How to Accept Good with the Bad

Cocaine addiction, like any other addiction, can cause complete and utter chaos for both yourself and those around you. When it comes to your addiction, the only good you often associate with it is when you experience that first high. After that initial high, however, you find yourself in the never-ending...

Exhaustion and Recovery

Nearly 14% of adults in the United States have tried cocaine, with one in 40 having tried it within the last year. Young men between the ages of 18 to 25 are the biggest cocaine users, with 8% having reported using it within the previous 12 months. The reasons behind cocaine’s popularity is the euphoria,...

Why Do I Need Community in Recovery?

Cocaine addiction often causes people to isolate themselves from both their loved ones and friends. In fact, addicts often get cut off from the people about whom they care most due to their drug abuse. While it is highly important for loved ones to set and enforce boundaries with an addict, if they stop all...

The Benefits of Journaling in Recovery

Drugs can cause utter chaos to any individual’s life and to her loved ones. Because of this fact, cocaine addicts and their loved ones often fail to express their concerns, emotions and struggles effectively without experiencing some form of fight internally or from other people. Unfortunately, along with...

Reviewing EMDR

The effects of cocaine hit after the high wears off: although cocaine produces a euphoric high for many people, it also has extremely powerful negative effects on the heart, brain and emotions. In fact, many users fall victim to addiction and suffer from both long-term and life-threatening consequences. Even...

How to Tell Your Coworkers Where You Were During Rehab

Cocaine addiction, even if in the early stages, is often noticeable to those who work closely with the addict. Co-workers are often the ones to see slight changes in an individual’s work quality and ethic early into the addiction, even before loved ones notice any changes. These changes could include...

Choosing Treatment: Why You Need to Call Rehab Centers for Information

Roughly about 14% of adults within the United States have at least tried cocaine and about 1 in 40 has used it within the past year. Out of that 14 percent most were young men between the ages of 18 to 25. Through rapid absorption into the nasal tissue, snorting cocaine has quickly become the quickest and...

Six Benefits of a Recovery Lifestyle

Cocaine has been viewed as the drug choice of celebrities, fashion models and even those struggling to get by on a day to day basis. Cocaine’s high is often intense and has powerful yet negative side effects on the user’s heart, brain and emotions. Many users fall prey to addiction because of cocaine’s...

Why Finding Funding for Treatment Is Worth It

Financing one’s addiction treatment is a tremendous concern for many addicts seeking treatment for their cocaine addiction. If they have finally reached the point, where they have decided to seek treatment for their addiction, they have successfully taken the first step towards sobriety. Although for those...

What Is an Employee Assistance Program?

An employee assistance program or EAP, is a work based intervention program that was designed to help identify and assist employees in resolving personal issues such as marital, financial and substance/alcohol abuse, which have a tendency to affect the employee’s work performance. Several other services...

How Does Treatment Get Me from Addiction to Recovery?

According to the US National Library of Medicine, no matter how cocaine is ingested, the side effects can be extremely dangerous to both the addict and the people around her. The addict can experience serious health problems, such as heart attack, stroke, and a tremendous risk for hepatitis if re-using or...

Does It Matter What Qualifications My Therapist Has?

Substance abuse counselors help addicts with long-term drug issues, because they offer immediate medical care and teach them to prevent the return of addiction on an ongoing basis. Therapists or counselors also help their clients find adequate housing, employment and peer support through groups such as...

Learning to Believe in Yourself During Addiction Treatment

Seeking treatment for cocaine addiction is often one of the most exhilarating yet scary commitments addicts will make. Going from a world they have become comfortable with to a place where there are so many unknowns can cause addicts to question if treatment is the best option for them. Cocaine addicts...

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