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The 12 Step Program for Addiction

The 12 Step program for addiction began in 1935, as Alcoholics Anonymous. 12 principles, or steps, to breaking free from addiction were established. Since then, the model has been used for many addictions. For instance, including sex, gambling, and narcotic addictions all benefit from the model. Further, research has shown the 12 step program to…

a man on a couch suffers from cocaine withdrawal symptoms

Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms

Since cocaine is such a highly addictive drug, overcoming a cocaine addiction first means going through withdrawal. Cocaine withdrawal symptoms can be overwhelming, and many individuals opt to skip detox because they are nervous about discomfort. Understanding more about the symptoms of cocaine withdrawal can help prospective clients and their loved ones prepare for detox…