Cocaine Addiction Information
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L. is 44 years old and addicted to cocaine. Throughout his life, he was using one drug or another, but his drug of choice was cocaine. It led to his leaving his family behind, divorcing his wife, and abandoning his employment.

Then, in April 2007, L. found out about Narconon. His initial check-up resulted in a diagnosis of high blood pressure and a hyper-thyroid. The staff at the facility provided for all of his physical needs while he attended the program. He went through Sauna, which cleansed his body of the drugs stored in fatty tissues. With the individual and group sessions, L. was able to equip himself to take on the world with vigor and life. After five months, he graduated.

Now, five years later, L. has his family, regained a stable job, and is happier than he’s ever been.

“Five years later I still believe Narconon Arrowhead helped save my life. I’m proud of what I did and always thankful for what the staff at Narconon Arrowhead did for me.”

Narconon Arrowhead Cocaine Rehab Program

Narconon Arrowhead has saved many lives since opening its doors using a holistic approach to recovery. Clients undergo a program in a dry heat sauna to detoxify the body. Following this they complete a series of Life Skills courses designed to give them the skills that they can use to stay sober.

Based on staff and client surveys, recent Outcome Monitoring Reports and reviews 70% of Narconon Arrowhead graduates stay clean for time periods ranging from months to years after program completion.

The program curriculum is based on writings from American author and Humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard.

Helping a Cocaine Addict

Cocaine is a psychoactive drug with stimulant properties. According to statistics from the National Criminal Justice Reference service, more than 2.4 million people use the drug every year. Cocaine is used by both snorting and injecting the drug, as well as smoking it. Smoking the drug is classified as crack cocaine use.

If an individual has ever had a loved one that is addicted to cocaine, the situation can seem hopeless. Often, cocaine users get out of control; binging for days on the drug and then crashing. They will neglect responsibilities and be unable to handle everyday tasks. With that said, and reading the story above, it is clear that with the right treatment someone who is using cocaine can recover. The best ways to help someone that is a cocaine addict are as follows:

  1. Learn all you can about the drug, it’s effects, uses and consequences
  2. Speak to trained addiction professionals and find out what rehab programs are best suited to handle cocaine addicts and get results
  3. Research these programs and read their reviews as well as looking at their certifications. Visit and tour the facility to check out the cleanliness and general environment
  4. Discuss rehabilitation with the addicted person. If they will not agree to treatment, seek out intervention services
  5. Don’t give up. Continue to try to get him or her help, despite any barriers that may come up.

For more information on our cocaine rehabilitation program at Narconon Arrowhead, contact us today at 800-468-6933.

References:

https://www.ncjrs.gov/htm/chapter2.htm