Cocaine Rehab Clinic in Melbourne Victoria

Cocaine is a popular lifestyle and ‘party’ drug in Melbourne and across Australia.

It is often said that it’s the drug of choice for the rich and famous because of the way it is portrayed by Hollywood. The short and long term ramifications of the drug are certainly not glamorous. Severe anxiety and depression are just some of the many side effects (source).

Cocaine is an extremely addictive drug. This is why so many end up at Refocus seeking treatment to help end the addiction. If you or your loved one want to quit Cocaine, you’re welcome to give us a call now.

Quitting Cocaine, or any drug, can be a challenging process to go through. Withdrawals and cravings make it seem impossible. But it doesn’t have to be,  we are here to help! 

Hopefully this article will answer some of the questions you have about cocaine and the recovery program here at Refocus.

What is Cocaine?

Cocaine is traditionally made from the leaves of a South American plant called the “coca bush”.

It is a stimulant, in a sense like coffee but much more powerful. It triggers hormones and brain chemicals that elicit an incredible ‘high’ (source). Feelings of euphoria and confidence combined with lowering inhibitions make it a popular drug in the social scene. 

There are three components that make up cocaine: crack, freebase and hydrochloride (source).

Cocaine can be consumed in a number of ways. These include by injection or through snorting it. Some elect to rub it into their gyms and others also smoke it.

Cocaine provides an incredible rush. It provides a temporary sense of deep happiness, excitement, contentment and an alert state.

People are drawn to these states psychologically as well as physically. This is the fundamental problem with cocaine use.

On top of depression and anxiety, users report paranoia, tremors, kidney problems, sexual issues, sweating, and heart problems. Overdoses occur and can cause seizures and strokes (source).

A Life Free From Drugs

When you’re in the grips of an addiction, it’s sometimes hard to imagine what life would be like on the other side. 

We know from experience that once the addiction has been fought, and largely won, you can begin to experience a sense of freedom again. You will feel relief from the guilt, pain and suffering caused by Cocaine addiction.

You can move on with your life after successful rehab. You could go back to work, get promoted, or go to school. Life can begin again in a new way and you can recover what was once there.

Refocus Rehab Melbourne's Program Can Help Change Your Life

Making the decision to “handle” your addiction is essential for the possibility of a much better and healthier life.

Most people can’t do it alone.

This is why so many people make the decision to come to Refocus for rehabilitation. We are a team that knows what it’s like to be addicted to a truly powerful drug like Cocaine. We provide the environment, education and resources to strengthen your ability to get through this difficult period of your life. You will develop the skills and resources that will help propel you forward in a powerfully positive manner.

We are not a prison rehab. We offer a warm and private environment close to the city in Melbourne. Every program participant has their own warm and private bedroom (limited to 10 people). We provide all meals and group personal training.

We provide one on one therapy, group therapy, stress management, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and meditation training. 

Making the decision to go to rehab is not an easy one. Suggesting rehab to a loved one is also very difficult. You probably have many questions. . Whether you’re doing research for a loved one, or if in fact you’re making the decision yourself and need some support, please give our team a call. 

Every question is a welcomed question! We want to help you get the information you need to start your recovery process.

If you would like a tour of our rehab in Melbourne, please give the team a call on (03) 9537 0880.

AUS Gov Website on Cocaine Site

Alcohol and Drug Foundation Site

US Website on Cocaine Addiction Resource (good overview of relevant research)

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