Recovery Matters

Cocaine Cravings

Cocaine cravings – An irresistible need

Cocaine causes excruciating cravings and the irresistible urge to use the drug, can often drive users to despair. Addicts will do anything to get that fix. Scientists explain cocaine craving based on changes in the brain from cocaine use.

Unlike heroin, Cocaine has no physical withdrawal symptoms. The danger from a cocaine craving comes from psychological addiction.

Another aspect is the duration of the addiction. After an addict passes a certain threshold, it becomes very difficult to overcome cocaine cravings.

Lots of cocaine users think they have it under control. They pay their rent, groceries and other bills before purchasing some coke. They don’t realise the cocaine cravings will only get worse over time.

Houghton House is based in Gauteng and specializes with addiction services. The services include cocaine addiction problems. The treatment services that form the group provide specialist assistance in cocaine and other substance addictions. The centre has been assisting people with overcoming their cravings and defeating the addiction for the past 20 years.

Call our 24hour helpline now 079 770 7532 (local) +27 79 770 7532 (international)

 

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