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The City Cocaine Addiction Reality
While the news coverage of the issues of cocaine addiction has largely been replaced with other the rise in other drug use, including heroin and methamphetamines as well as opioid drugs, there is still a very real issue with London City and cocaine addiction.
In our offices at Harley Street, we see many clients struggling with cocaine addiction issues. The reality is that London City cocaine addiction is identified as the highest rate of cocaine use across Europe. New reports, using information obtained by testing sewage system water, shows that cocaine use in the most pronounced on Tuesdays, tapering off to the weekend.
With an extensive background in treating addictions, Philippe Jacquet is able to work with those in the City with a cocaine addiction. This can include outpatient services where clients can come in for psychotherapy services as needed, which will be tailored to the specific needs of the clients.
The first step in getting help for cocaine addiction in London, or anywhere in the world, is to acknowledge that there is an addiction problem. This is often the most challenging step for the individual and one that is the most difficult for an addicted person to be able to identify.
Beyond the Physical Addiction
The physiological addiction to cocaine can be managed, but the root cause of the addiction is often much more complicated and complex. Understanding the underlying issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, chronic stress or even childhood abuse and trauma will be critical in developing a long-term treatment plan.
With psychotherapeutic treatment, addiction recovery is possible. It is never too late to start treatment and improve your life, your relationships, your health, and your mental well-being. With support from experienced therapists, genuine change is possible, creating healthy coping mechanisms and avoiding relapse for a lifetime.