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 notice their cocaine consumption increase. By keeping track of how much you are using you will be able to see how much more you are using now than you were a few months or years ago. Admitting you have a problem with cocaine is difficult, but it is the first step toward making a full recovery.

Am I Addicted to Cocaine?

You should speak with a professional for an official diagnosis, but there are a number of warning signs that may indicate cocaine addiction. Using more cocaine than you intend to use because you feel a compulsion to re-dose may be a sign of addiction. Not having control of your cocaine abuse leads you to spend more money and neglect important obligations until you find yourself in a spiral of addiction in a short amount of time. Other signs of cocaine addiction may include:

  • Insomnia
  • Heavy fatigue after cocaine use
  • Headaches
  • Muscle spasms
  • Chronic nosebleeds
  • Decreased appetite
  • Paranoia
  • Violent mood swings
  • Defensiveness or rationalization of cocaine abuse
  • Depression

It is difficult for anyone to admit they have a problem with cocaine, but the sooner you admit you have a problem the sooner you can make a recovery.

Admitting You Have a Cocaine Problem

If you think you may have a cocaine problem, speak with a loved one or someone you trust so you have outside support. Having someone to help you during recovery will make the process easier for you. After speaking with someone you trust, you should seek professional help for your addiction. Addiction treatment will help you get to the underlying cause that is driving your addiction so you can treat the problem instead of relying on cocaine as a crutch. Therapy, classes, and other resources during treatment will help you understand your addiction and learn how to live without cocaine in the future.

Getting Help for Cocaine Abuse

If you are addicted to cocaine and need help, call our toll-free helpline today. Cocaine abuse will continue dragging you down until you get help, so call our addiction experts today to find out more about how rehab can help you. We are standing by 24 hours a day to direct you to an effective treatment center and let you know if your health insurance will help pay for rehab. Call now and learn more about what it takes to overcome cocaine addiction and get on with your life.

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