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Cocaine Addiction Intervention

Cocaine addiction is very serious and causes many health problems. In 2013, cocaine accounted for almost 6 percent of all admissions to drug abuse treatment programs.[1] In fact, this condition is often so severe that only trained professionals at a drug treatment facility can address them

When someone takes cocaine, it not only affects their lives, but the lives of everyone around them. This often includes their family, friends, classmates, and coworkers.The grip of cocaine on a person’s life is so strong that it controls every action they take.

A common sign of drug addiction is when an individual continues to use drugs regardless of the cost. Some of the signs that a person is suffering from cocaine addiction include frequent mood changes, bloodshot eyes, constant bursts of energy, severe fatigue and depression, chills and sweating.[2] If you think that a loved one suffers from cocaine addiction, an intervention may even save their life.

At The Canyon, cocaine addiction intervention is one of the many services we offer in the service of dual diagnosis drug and alcohol treatment.

When is it time for an intervention?

Cocaine Intervention Basics

While cocaine addiction intervention is a powerful tool, if used incorrectly, it can cause your loved one to retreat from family and friends. However, when used correctly, it can help an addict realize that they have a problem.

Because an intervention can do more harm than good if done incorrectly, it is often beneficial to engage the services of a qualified interventionist. A trained professional will guide you through the intervention steps and answer any questions during the process.

The ultimate decision belongs to the individual as only he or she makes the choice to seek help or not.

Intervention Methods

Not all interventions are the same. An intervention can be held in a variety of places with different people.

Family members may intervene on behalf of a loved one.Coworkers may intervene on behalf of one of their fellow workmates. There may be an emergency situation that requires immediate intervention in a small group setting. Regardless of the type of intervention, professional help is always beneficial to the process. This helps guide family, friends and coworkers plan and execute a successful intervention.

How to Perform an Intervention

When you first begin the process of an intervention, it’s important to engage the services of a qualified interventionist. This professional will help you formulate a plan of how and when you will perform the intervention.

The last step is the intervention itself. In this stage it is important to be firm but also compassionate. The members of the intervention should never attack the person they want to help. This can be a difficult line to walk. This is another reason why a professional interventionist can help with these emotional situations.

Cocaine Rehab at The Canyon

The Canyon’s treatment program is a drug addiction treatment program that uses a wide range of treatments and therapies to create a well-rounded holistic experience.This approach makes treatment different for each individual who stays with us. At The Canyon, your friend or family member will be able to heal and recover. They will how to use learn valuable tools to fight against relapse when they return home. They will be ready for a fresh start to life without drug addiction. If you have questions drug intervention or would like to request a professional interventionist, please contact us today.


Sources

[1]https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/cocaine/what-treatments-are-effective-cocaine-abusers How Is Cocaine Addiction Treated?

[2]https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000947.htm Cocaine Withdrawal.

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