Cocaine Abuse Treatment Program

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Cocaine Addiction in Massachusetts

Cocaine is one of the most mentally addictive psychoactive drugs that individuals struggling with substance use disorders in Massachusetts abuse. At Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center in Wakefield, MA, we understand how difficult life can be for an individual struggling with cocaine addiction.

Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center provides a structured schedule and a supportive environment as part of our cocaine addiction treatment program. As with other substance abuse treatment programs our rehab center offers, our staff customizes cocaine abuse treatment programs in MA based on each client’s specific needs.

What Are the Symptoms of Cocaine Abuse?

Cocaine use disorder is a chronic condition due to what the drug does to the brain of an individual struggling with cocaine addiction. Cocaine alters your brain chemistry by flooding it with dopamine — a “feel good” chemical messenger — making it psychologically addictive. 

Individuals suffering from cocaine use disorder can be afflicted with various psychological and physical symptoms. This is partly due to how an individual takes the drug into their body. Cocaine can be taken nasally or snorted, injected intravenously, or smoked as crack cocaine. The following are some of the signs of cocaine abuse.

Physical Signs of Cocaine Abuse

Physical symptoms of cocaine abuse include:

  • Agitation
  • Dilated pupils
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure
  • Lack of sleep followed by long periods of sleep
  • Nose bleeds
  • Runny nose
  • Sudden weight loss

Individuals struggling with cocaine abuse may also have burned lips from smoking crack cocaine or track marks from IV drug use.

Mental Signs of Cocaine Abuse

Psychological symptoms of cocaine abuse include:

  • Euphoria
  • Paranoia
  • Psychosis

Psychosis may involve delusions and hallucinations.

Behavioral Signs of Cocaine Abuse

Behavioral symptoms of cocaine abuse include:

  • Aggression
  • Antisocial behavior
  • Apathy
  • Depression
  • Erratic behavior

Generally, any behavior that’s not typical for the individual may be a sign of cocaine abuse.

Cocaine Withdrawal

Withdrawal from cocaine is unpleasant. Cocaine alters brain chemistry, and individuals struggling with cocaine abuse develop a mental and physical need for the substance. Those who have experienced long-term cocaine addiction go through several serious withdrawal symptoms. Symptoms of withdrawal from cocaine addiction include:

  • Anxiety
  • Chills
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Fatigue
  • Increased appetite
  • Intense cocaine cravings
  • Insomnia
  • Tremors

Those struggling with cocaine addiction should not deal with the side effects of the withdrawal process alone. Instead, they should do so under medical supervision at an inpatient drug and alcohol detox facility. 

Detoxing is just the beginning of the addiction recovery process. Individuals struggling with cocaine addiction should continue their treatment at an outpatient rehab facility, such as Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center in Wakefield, MA.

The Cocaine Abuse Treatment Program at Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center

Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center offers cocaine abuse treatment in MA based on clinically proven methods to help clients recover from cocaine addiction. The cocaine addiction treatment program at Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center has several levels of care:

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Those struggling with cocaine abuse benefit from this program’s structured, supportive, and compassionate approach. Our PHP includes individual and group therapy, family counseling, medication management, 12-step modalities, relapse prevention methods, health and wellness education, case management services, and more.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

After completing Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center’s PHP, clients would transition to our IOP. Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center’s IOP for cocaine addiction treatment provides professional help while allowing our clients to return to work and live at home.

The IOP Program provides the structure and flexibility for those who struggle with maintaining sobriety to get the treatment they need while meeting their social obligations. The therapeutic services of the IOP Program at our drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment center provide various modalities of therapy, family counseling, case management, medication management, recovery resources, and an array of other services.

Additional Programs

Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center now has remote virtual offerings for our PHP and IOP. Contact Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center today for more information about our virtual PHP and IOP. If you believe you or someone you love has a substance abuse problem, the Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center team can help. 

Call Aftermath Addiction Treatment Center today at 855-795-1226 and ask about our cocaine abuse treatment in MA. Together we will rise.

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