Crack Cocaine Addiction Treatment
Crack Cocaine Addiction Help in Essex & London
Cocaine is a drug that’s been used and often abused since the 19th century. In the 1980’s however, a very potent new form of the drug was developed. This was known as crack. It first began appearing on the streets of the cities in the United States and slowly made its way around the world.
Since then, crack cocaine has become one of the most addictive and troublesome drugs available worldwide. It affects millions of people around the world each year and costs taxpayers tens of millions of pounds, year on year.
How Is Crack Cocaine Made?
- Crack cocaine is the smokable form of cocaine.
- It’s a stimulant that’s taken from the leaves of the coca plant.
- Cocaine itself is usually found in powder form however, crack cocaine comes in what’s known as ‘rocks’.
- Its density is that of a candle, though perhaps a little harder.
By smoking crack, usually via a pipe, the user gets an instant euphoric high. The high however is extremely short-lived which often leads to the user engaging in the use of crack cocaine again, in some cases only minutes later in order to keep the experience going.
Crack cocaine is undoubtedly very addictive and very dangerous. Often leading users to spend £100’s in one day due to the short-lived euphoria they feel and their desire to experience more of it.
Signs & Symptoms Of Crack Cocaine Addiction
Here are some common signs & symptoms of a crack cocaine addiction:
- Isolation when using
- Difficultly functioning without their fix
- Feelings of depression and suicidal thoughts
- Feelings of paranoia and hallucinations when using
- Restlessness and irritability along with feelings of discontent
- Continued use of crack cocaine despite negative effects on their life
- Struggles maintaining relationships and jobs
- Financial troubles
Treatments For Crack Cocaine
People who struggle with a crack addiction will often become quite used to being around people who support said addiction. Even those who want to seek help will still very much struggle to overcome the chemical part of the addiction that sees the user suffering from a very drastic come down.
Here at Infinity Addiction, we can provide a specialised treatment plan, both in a residential format or an outpatient format in order to help those suffering from a crack cocaine addiction.
Treatment of crack cocaine addictions will always begin with a drug detox which can be an incredibly difficult time. This will always be accompanied by the necessary therapies and rehabilitation. Therapy can be on an individual basis as well as a group basis, incorporating not only the user themselves but surrounding family.
Contact Infinity Addiction Today
If you or someone you know may be suffering from a crack cocaine addiction and you’d like to seek help, please don’t hesitate to contact our team today at Infinity Addiction Solution.
Our expert team of professionals can provide a truly bespoke treatment plan, covering both inpatient and outpatient treatment to suit the individual’s needs.
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The family training was outstanding. You have given me such a good understanding of addiction and I am now able to help support my son. So informative.Denis