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Often viewed as a party drug, cocaine is a highly addictive substance frequently underestimated by those who use it. People use this drug to experience an intense rush of excitement, a boost of confidence, and a pervasive sense of euphoria. As a result, those who begin cocaine use recreationally can quickly find themselves seeking it out for regular and daily use. Over time, increased tolerance and frequency lead to chemical dependency. Once a person has become chemically dependent upon cocaine, abstaining without access to medical supervision and support is no longer safe. The cocaine detox program at California Centers for recovery helps minimize withdrawal symptoms with medical intervention in a luxury environment.
Our drug addiction treatment in California is structured to address withdrawal symptoms at every level. The medical professionals and recovery specialists on-site know how to recognize the intense physical and mental symptoms that can arise during detox. Each client who walks through the door for help will receive a custom detox plan that meets their unique needs to succeed in sobriety.
Drug use across the country continues to rise, which is no different for Los Angeles. The city has seen a steady increase in the use of cocaine over the past few years. Even more unsettling, young adults were more than three times as likely as older adults to use cocaine in 2019.
This trend concerns public health officials because it suggests that cocaine use may become more normalized for future generations. People may no longer view cocaine use as a dangerous and illegal drug. Still, viewing cocaine as a party drug to be used recreationally is a concerning shift in perception that can lead more people toward addiction.
Cocaine is an addictive substance that causes serious health problems, including heart attack, stroke, and seizure. It also puts strain on the liver, kidneys, and lungs. Short-term effects of cocaine use include increased heart rate and blood pressure, dilated pupils, and increased body temperature. Long-term effects of cocaine use can lead to paranoia, anxiety, depression, and addiction.
Cocaine addiction can be challenging to identify because it develops over time and affects each person differently. However, there are some common signs and symptoms that may indicate a problem:
Withdrawal symptoms are often the most telltale signs that a person is addicted to cocaine. These symptoms arise only after a person’s body has become dependent on the drug and has difficulty functioning without it.
Detoxing from any drug can bring on withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal symptoms result from your body trying to adjust to functioning without the substance. For some people, withdrawal symptoms are uncomfortable but manageable. Others may experience more severe symptoms that require professional care and supervision.
Cocaine withdrawal symptoms can include:
While some withdrawal symptoms may seem mild, the intensity at which they present can be dangerous. Severe anxiety, for example, can lead to panic attacks. Depression can lead to thoughts of suicide. These symptoms are sometimes so discomforting that they cause people to seek out the drug and relapse to find comfort again.
California Centers for Recovery is a top cocaine detox center in Los Angeles County. We offer a luxury detox experience with upscale accommodations, including a private pool, around-the-clock care, and medical intervention. Our clients enjoy premier tranquility and privacy during the most critical step to rebuilding their lives and laying the foundation for a happier, healthier future.
Most importantly, we offer a customized detox plan for each client. No two people are the same, so no two detox plans should be either. Our team will work with you to create a detox plan that meets your unique needs and helps you through withdrawals as comfortably as possible.
If you are struggling with cocaine addiction, there is no better time to find help than now. Your stay at our luxury detox center in Manhattan Beach may be covered by insurance. We accept most major insurance providers, including:
Verify your insurance now to find out if the first step of your recovery could be at no cost to you. Start the journey to a happier, healthier future. Call us today to learn more or get started.