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...

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...

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...

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...

Why You Should Consider the Advice to Go to Rehab

When addicts think about discussing their drug problems with their loved ones, they often picture a full blown intervention that results in considerable stress. Because addicts envision this scenario, they often hesitate to discuss their addictions with loved ones in fear of disappointment, judgment and...

A Guide to Different Types of Therapy

With many different forms of therapy available at a wide variety of treatment facilities, individuals looking for addiction rehab may feel overwhelmed by the choices and unsure about how to find the best one for their needs.  Knowing how to narrow down not only the best program but also the best therapy...

3 Essential Elements of an Intensive Outpatient Program

Deciding to enter addiction treatment is a major choice that should not be made lightly. Fortunately, there are numerous ways people can seek help for their cocaine addiction, so they need not conform to a single treatment approach to get and stay clean from this powerful drug. However, different treatment...

What Should I Do If I Want to Get Clean?

Addiction has a way of bringing people to new low points in their lives. Eventually, those who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction may make the decision to get clean and turn their lives around for the better. If you are even considering the benefits of recovery, you are making a valuable first step. It...

How to Come to Terms with Your Drug Use

No matter how hard you try to keep drug use under control, if you abuse drugs long enough your habit will eventually get out of control. At first you may abuse cocaine occasionally or only on weekends, but after a while the amount of cocaine you consume will increase. Many users are in denial or do not...

How Do I Know if I Need Immediate Treatment for Cocaine Abuse?

Although cocaine causes few physical withdrawal symptoms, it can profoundly affect physical health. Cocaine abuse may deteriorate health due to loss of appetite, poor nutrition or extended periods of sleeplessness. Health may also take an abrupt turn for the worse if cocaine induces a potentially fatal heart...

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