Seven Reasons to Have an Intervention

As loved ones of cocaine addicts, we often want to help them but find how to do so challenging. Sometimes a softer yet direct approach of having a heart-to-heart conversation can help push an individual to start the road toward recovery. However, the addict often fails to see their addiction as a problem or...

Holding a Johnson Model Intervention for a Cocaine Addict

Johnson Model interventions were once seen as the only way to encourage someone to get addiction help, and they are regularly portrayed in movies and television as they are dramatic, confrontational meetings. While you can encourage someone to seek addiction recovery using other models, and some of these...

Planning an Intervention for Cocaine Abuse

Cocaine addiction impacts an addict’s entire life. It will become her top priority, and she may become so deeply addicted that she cannot quit even if she wants to. Planning an intervention can be stressful and emotional, but hiring an interventionist can minimize stress and help you concentrate on your...

Misconceptions about Interventions for Cocaine Users

Friends and family members of a cocaine addict know how much his addiction negatively impacts not only his life, but also the lives of his loved ones. Most would be willing to do anything to help the addict recover and learn to value his mental and physical health and the relationships that used to be a...

Benefits of Addressing Cocaine Addiction Problems Early

Addiction is a disease that causes physical and psychological dependency. The physical dependence occurs because cocaine becomes necessary for the brain to function normally. In fact, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), cocaine directly affects the brain, which makes it one of the most...

How to Prepare for a Conversation about a Loved One’s Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine is a highly addictive and illicit drug that can consume a person’s life. Many people start taking cocaine as a party drug, but when an addiction develops, the person starts to abuse the drug with greater frequency and develops an obsession with acquiring more. This can lead to the following: A...

The Importance of Holding an Intervention for Cocaine Use

Cocaine addiction is a serious disease, but addicts do not always recognize their need for help. Family members and friends may need to intervene not only to get their loved one clean, but also to save her life. Reasons to Hold an Intervention There are a number of reasons to hold an intervention for a...

Cocaine Intervention

Often when someone is under the addictive powers of cocaine they are unable to make the proper decisions to quit this behavior and don’t understand the harmful effects of cocaine. Intervention is the act of interfering in the affairs of another person. Intervention often comes from the loved ones of...