Cocaine addiction treatment
Cocaine is a powerful and dangerous stimulant which can cause significant physical and psychological harm, including the development of a cocaine addiction.
When you use cocaine, the drug can cause a variety of intense yet short-lived pleasurable effects, prompting repeated use in order to re-experience the pleasurable effects. However, users can also experience a physical and psychological crash when the effects of cocaine wear off. Longer-term, it can lead to people suffering from anxiety, depression, paranoia and panic attacks.
In this manner, one-time cocaine use can quickly turn into a pattern of misuse, which can lead to cocaine addiction. However, with proper professional care, you can regain control over your life, end your dependence upon cocaine, and resume your pursuit of a happier and healthier life.
Free addiction assessment at your nearest hospital
If you are worried that you or someone that you know is struggling with a cocaine addiction, Priory’s free initial addiction assessment offers an opportunity to discuss this with an experienced therapist and is completely confidential.
Treating cocaine addiction at Priory
Our consultant-led teams of addiction specialists provide focused treatment for single and multi-substance addictions. We offer flexible rehabilitation and addiction detox options, available in a location that is convenient for you, where you will receive world class treatment aided by round-the-clock staffing and highly experienced nursing staff. Treatment for cocaine addiction can take place as part of our 28-day Addiction Treatment Programme, with the length and type of treatment that you receive, dependent on your unique condition and the severity of your addiction.
The first step on the road to recovery is accepting that you have a problem. Detoxification and psychotherapy are some of the methods that are used to treat drug dependency at Priory, with abstinence being the ultimate goal. Treatment for drug dependency is based on an intensive programme of group work and individual counselling. At Priory, our specialists will encourage you to identify your drug dependency, and then help to remedy these problems, which involve identifying new ways of coping through building self-esteem and positive attitudes.
This page was reviewed by Stephanie Chick (FDAP) in July 2018, and is scheduled to be reviewed again in July 2020. To view all Priory cocaine addiction specialists, please click here.
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