This is a time where there is a lot of concern surrounding the spread of COVID-19 and we know that many clients are choosing to stay home in order to avoid the virus and stop it’s spread. Social distancing is extremely important to us as we understand that it’s going to take a group effort in order to slow down the spread of the virus. Unfortunately, this is also a time when many people are turning to substances as a way to cope, and there are many others who currently need treatment. Despite the current events, there is still a need for quality treatment- MD Home Detox is continuing to provide that in the safety of the client’s home.
We wanted to make sure that you and your patients are aware of the Intervention and In-Home Detox services that we offer, and we’re available to chat if you want to learn more about this unique solution during this time. We’re dedicated to helping people begin- and continue- on the path of recovery through this outbreak. Our staff is taking all of the necessary steps to ensure our team and our clients are properly screened as we continue to provide our services. In order to do this we are doing the following:
- All Nurses & Doctors are screened & tested
- All Patients are screened
- Sanitation & cleanliness is a top priority (as it always has been).
We’ve always felt that our clients deserve to receive treatment in the privacy and safety of their own homes. During this time, we are continuing to provide our key services, which include:
- Private nurse services
- In-home detoxification
- Mental health stabilization
- Family education and counseling
If you have any questions about treatment, the precautions we’re taking, or how we can help your client that may be avoiding treatment at this time, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 1-888-592-7931.
Please stay safe and stay healthy.
The MD Home Detox Team
Cocaine addiction can reach anyone from celebrities, lawyers, fashion models, even wall-street traders, to a homeless man begging for change, it is accepted in situations that other heavy drugs wouldn’t be. Cocaine is said to be among the most expensive drugs, and is commonly referred to as the rich man’s drug. Cocaine is a purified extract from the leaves of the coca bush. This plant typically grows in South America. It can come in one of two forms, powdered cocaine or crack cocaine. Different chemical processes cook up the two types of cocaine. Powdered cocaine or “Blow” dissolves in water and a people who suffer from cocaine addiction can either snort or inject it. Crack cocaine or “rock” is made by a chemical process that leaves it as a “freebase” someone who suffers from cocaine addiction will smoke this. The reality of cocaine hits after the high, it can affect your body negatively. Many cocaine users become victims to addiction. In the streets it has been said that you become addicted after your first hit of crack cocaine, they call it “chasing that first hit,” it is an upper which stimulates the body’s nervous system.
Cocaine addiction is the psychological desire to use cocaine. The use of this drug can result is mood swings, paranoia, insomnia, psychosis, panic attacks and changes the personality of the cocaine addict, they may become aggressive, compulsive, criminal and/or erratic. Once addiction hits it is hard to overcome it, a lot of addicts excuse to keep using is that they do not want to experience Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms.
Even knowing how harmful cocaine is to your body what makes cocaine addiction so powerful? What is so great about being high on coke? Cocaine users often describe the euphoric feeling as an extreme sense of energy and alertness, an increasingly elevated mood, a feeling of supremacy, and feeling of being highly attentive and concentrated. Cocaine produces its powerful high by acting on the brain, in order to reach the brain it has to be induced through the blood which affects the whole body. Cocaine harms the brain, blood vessels, lungs, and heart and can even cause sudden death. This powerful drug is responsible for more U.S. emergency room visits than any other illegal drug.