Cocaine

Cocaine Abuse

Cocaine is one of the most abused major drugs in the United States. A powerful stimulant, appetite suppressant, and topical analgesic, cocaine has an extremely pleasurable effect on the brain, while also triggering a desire to repeat the behavior. Taken in small amounts, it makes users feel energetic, talkative, mentally alert and euphoric. However, cocaine use can also lead to feelings of irritability, anxiety, panic and paranoia.

Cocaine abuse can also lead to medical complications including heart rhythms, heart attacks, strokes, seizures, headaches, comas, abdominal pain, nausea and, even death.

It is a highly addictive and highly destructive drug.

Cocaine addiction can completely change a person’s personality and destroy their desire and ability to live a healthy and productive life. Individuals addicted to cocaine are often moody and unpredictable, and sometimes violent, often aimed at those who are trying to help them most. Cocaine addiction requires medical treatment for the safety of the individual and their loved ones.

Treatment for
Cocaine Addiction

If you or someone you love is suffering from cocaine addiction, please call the Pasadena Recovery Center at (866) 663-3030. We’re available to talk with you twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. We promise confidentiality and professionalism. Our comprehensive treatment program will address each client’s issues on an integrated basis, understanding that addiction often has underlying emotional and behavioral issues that need to be resolved.

At Pasadena Recovery Center, our dedicated staff understands the disease of addiction and we’re proud to offer lifesaving treatment at an affordable cost. Our goal is to reintroduce sober individuals into society with the skills necessary to lead meaningful, productive lives, through a compassionate and comprehensive treatment program. There is hope and we’re here to help, so please take the first step towards a better life by contacting us today.

Below is a list of providers that we are in-network with:

The Experience

Admissions Process

Many people find the very idea of entering a rehab facility daunting. We at the Pasadena Recovery Center want to ease your fears and assure you that we will be here with you every step of the way. Many people believe that the hardest step is the very first one – contacting us – and then it gets progressively easier.


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Typical Day

A typical day at PRC consists of specialized groups such as Anger Management, Grief and Loss, Relationships, Relapse Prevention, Gratitude Group, Groups hosted by Mackenzie Phillips, Gary Richman, and more. Also you’ll get one-on-one counseling sessions with our specialized treatment team, as well as family sessions.


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Expert Speakers Series

At the Pasadena Recovery Center we regularly bring in community leaders and addiction experts to educate our residents, alumni and staff. For example, the Nation’s top drug official, Gil Kerlikowske (photo right), spoke about the California marijuana legalization ballot measure (Prop. 19) prior to the 2010 election.


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