Cocaine, Methamphetamine, or Amphetamine Addiction
Increased heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, metabolism; feelings of exhilaration, increased energy, mental alertness, tremors, reduced appetite, irritability, anxiety, panic, paranoia, violent behavior, psychosis
Weight loss, insomnia, cardiac or cardiovascular complications, stroke, seizures, addiction. For cocaine: nasal damage from snorting; For methamphetamine: severe dental problem
Typically there is no need for detox, but there are medicines that our team can provide that will help a person through the early stages of recovery by significantly reducing urges to use and help control impulsive behavior. Treatment involves daily meetings with our medical team, individual therapy, family therapy and group education. Long term use of medicines will help provide stabilization that will create a platform for long term recovery by enhancing sound decision making and improved judgment. Many individuals are successful utilizing 12 step groups for a sustained recovery.