Am I Addicted to Cocaine?
Cocaine addiction is a serious condition that can lead to lifelong consequences if you allow it to take over your life. Unfortunately, many users don’t realize that they are addicted to cocaine until the damage is already done—they have already lost their friends, suffered tragic loss of someone they love, suffered financial ruin, have been in trouble with the law or have had a serious health consequence as a result of their drug use.
Are you wondering if you are addicted to cocaine?
According to the Medical University of South Carolina, “there is no safe way to use cocaine. Repeated use of cocaine by any route of administration,” can be responsible for adverse health effects including physical and psychological addiction. If you are using cocaine, and you are wondering if your drug use is simply recreational or if it has progressed to an addiction, chances are you need help.
You may be addicted to cocaine if you answer yes to any of the following questions:
- Do you feel like you need cocaine to wake up or feel good?
- Do you feel like your life is incomplete without cocaine?
- Do you crave cocaine when you don’t have it?
- Are you depressed without cocaine?
- Are you miserable without cocaine?
- Does cocaine interfere with your relationships?
- Does cocaine play a key role in whether or not you have fun?
- If you can’t use cocaine, do you avoid an outing?
- Do you use cocaine even when you know you shouldn’t?
- Do you use cocaine even when you have suffered consequences from such use?
- Are you sick as a result of your drug use?
- Have you tried to quit using cocaine but failed?
- Do you want to quit using cocaine but simply don’t know how?
- Have you made promises to your friends or loved ones that you will quit?
- Is cocaine on your mind during everything you do?
- Do you use cocaine while you are driving or performing other duties which could be dangerous to perform while intoxicated?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be addicted to cocaine. Call our helpline for immediate assistance in finding treatment.