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I only use it to feel better about myself- HOW IS IT HURTING ANYONE?

Cocaine Cocaine is a powerfully addictive central nervous system stimulant that is snorted, injected, or smoked. Crack is cocaine hydrochloride powder that has been processed to form a rock crystal that is then usually smoked. Cocaine usually makes the user feel euphoric and energetic, but also increases body temperature, blood pressure, and heart rate. Cocaine addiction puts users at risk for heart attacks, respiratory failure, strokes, seizures, abdominal pain, and nausea. In rare cases, sudden death can occur on the first use of cocaine or unexpectedly afterwards.

Read more about how Women Drug Treatment uses CBT as part of their treatment for cocaine addiction...

Women often report they have utilized cocaine to “feel better” about themselves. They stated cocaine use helped reduce their anxiety. At Women Drug Treatment, we listen. Our licensed clinicians incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques and Self Discovery curriculum into the woman’s treatment plan to address these specific issues and begin to assist the woman in a journey of empowerment from cocaine use and cocaine addiction.

As published in National Institute On Drug Abuse, several important features of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) make it particularly promising as a treatment for cocaine abuse and dependence.

Signs of Cocaine use:

  • Fast, excited speech
  • High levels of energy
  • Dilated pupils