Cocaine abuse treatment and rehabilitation in Southampton, Hampshire
Cocaine, which is often referred to as ‘coke’, is an illegal stimulant drug that typically comes as a white powder. Cocaine is most commonly snorted, although it is also possible for it to be injected. Crack cocaine, a derivative of cocaine, is the crystallised form of this drug, and is usually heated and smoked. Crack cocaine takes its name from the characteristic popping or cracking sound that it makes when it is exposed to heat.
When taken, both cocaine and crack cocaine give the user a short-term burst of energy as well as feelings of euphoria and pleasure; these effects can be highly addictive to some people and cause tolerance to the drug to build rapidly.
Without comprehensive treatment and therapy, cocaine addiction can result in a whole host of negative physical and psychological consequences, affecting your health, wellbeing and quality of life.
Treatment for cocaine addiction at Manor Clinic
The most important first step in your cocaine addiction recovery journey is to seek expert support. At Manor Clinic in Southampton, we are dedicated to delivering high quality cocaine addiction treatment for your cocaine abuse, empowering you to address the reasons you turned to cocaine abuse in the first place, and helping you every step of the ways towards a healthy, happy and drug-free future.
In order to make the process of accessing support as smooth and straightforward as possible, we are pleased to offer a free cocaine addiction assessment to all prospective patients. This allows you to discuss your unique problems with one of our addiction experts and develop an understanding of the cocaine addiction treatment programme, all within a safe and confidential environment. Following this, you will be able to commence with your comprehensive journey towards recovery from your cocaine addiction, and take steps towards a healthier and more fulfilling life.
We are also able to offer a medically assisted withdrawal detoxification to our patients, if this is required. This is the process by which all traces of cocaine are removed from your body in a carefully controlled environment, whilst managing any withdrawal symptoms that you may experience.
In addition, our beautiful site, consisting of welcoming living areas, extensive private grounds and comfortable en-suite bedrooms, has been specifically designed to provide the perfect retreat in which you can relax and focus on your recovery.
Cocaine addiction help at the Manor Clinic
Our expert team at Manor Clinic, comprising of highly qualified addiction specialists, are committed to supporting each of our patients towards getting their lives back on track. All of our practice is underpinned by National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines, and we have extensive experience in delivering evidence-based treatment and therapy.
Seek help and support for your cocaine addiction
Without timely intervention, cocaine addiction has the potential to become gradually worse, affecting you physically, psychologically, socially and professionally. Furthermore, compulsive cocaine misuse may also lead you to develop other addictions including alcohol addiction, other drug addictions or behavioural addictions such as gambling. The sooner you seek support, the closer you are to beating your addiction and achieving a full and sustainable recovery.
How do we treat cocaine addiction at Manor Clinic?
Cocaine addiction rehab at Manor Clinic takes place as part of our intensive residential treatment programme. Our 28-day treatment programme is our most comprehensive option and 28 days is also the recommended length of time needed to fully beat an addiction. In addition, patients are encouraged to stay with us for longer than 28 days if this is deemed as being beneficial for their wellbeing and long-term recovery.
However, it’s also possible for us to offer other treatment lengths, if appropriate. These include:
- 7-day detox
- 14-day treatment programme
- 21-day treatment programme
For more information on what each of our residential treatment programmes entails, please visit our residential treatment page.
During our 28-day treatment option, you will undergo detox if this is needed, before commencing with a person-centred programme of therapy. We employ a number of different therapeutic techniques as part of treatment at Manor Clinic, all of which are evidence-based and recovery-focused. Ultimately, the aim of therapy is to help you to address the underlying triggers and causes for your addictive behaviours, develop effective coping mechanisms for the future, improve your sense of self-worth, and take steps towards the fulfilling and enjoyable life that you deserve.
Treatment for cocaine abuse at Manor Clinic is based on the widely-used 12-Step addiction treatment model. This is an abstinence-based philosophy, which provides a set of guiding principles for the addiction rehab and treatment journey. The 12-Step model is used all over the world to treat a broad range of addictions, with proven success.
Our leading 28-day cocaine Addiction Treatment Programme consists of:
- Free, no obligation addiction assessment - book your appointment today
- Medically assisted withdrawal detoxification for your cocaine addiction, if this is required
- Structured group therapy programme
- A specialist family programme
- Access to 12-Step support groups
- Free aftercare for life following treatment
- Free family support for life following treatment
For more information on the drug addiction treatment that we offer at Manor Clinic, as well as the type of therapy that is involved, please visit our approach to addiction treatment page.
What are the most common signs and symptoms of cocaine addiction?
The symptoms of cocaine addiction can vary from person to person and also depend on a number of different factors including how much cocaine you are consuming, how frequently you are misusing cocaine, and the method by which you have been taking it. You can find more detailed information on our cocaine addiction symptoms page. However, the following are some of the most common signs that may suggest that a dangerous cocaine addiction is present:
- Brief state of euphoria
- Sudden overabundance of confidence
- Engaging in reckless and risky behaviours
- Acting impulsively or with increased energy
- Mood swings
- Building a tolerance to cocaine, meaning that you need to consume greater amounts of this drug and abuse more frequently, in order to achieve the desired ‘high’
- Focusing more and more time on obtaining, using and recovering from the effects of cocaine
- Being dishonest or lying to loved ones about the extent of your cocaine use
- Spending lots of money on cocaine, even if you can’t afford this
- Continuing to take cocaine despite the negative effects that this has had on multiple areas of your life
- Intense cravings for cocaine, to the extent that these affect your mood or concentration levels
- The appearance of withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking or are unable to obtain cocaine
- Rapid heart rate
- Elevated body temperature
- High blood pressure
- Persistent nosebleeds as a result of snorting cocaine
This page was reviewed by Sarina Wheatman (FDAP) in October 2019 and is scheduled to be reviewed again in October 2021.
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