All You Need To Know

About Cocaine Withdrawal And Detox

Cocaine abuse is well-documented. At least 5 million people in the United States used cocaine in 2020.

This makes cocaine addiction a common problem. If you are addicted to cocaine, it’s time to take action.

This article talks about quitting cocaine. It also addresses how to cope with withdrawal symptoms and the process of detoxing.

How To Quit Cocaine

First, you have to quit taking cocaine. This is no easy feat. Here are some steps that can help you quit cocaine.

Change Your Habits
Sometimes, habits can contribute to addiction woes. An example of such a habit is isolation. Making healthy changes can be crucial.

Get Help
This is the most important step. Getting help from the right rehab addiction center can make a difference.

OC Revive is an excellent option. They have experienced mental experts that are always ready to help.

Find the Main Issue/Root Cause of Your Addiction
Addiction is usually the product of a deeper issue. Finding the root cause of the addiction is important.

This is also one of the main aims of a rehab addiction center. Centers like OC Revive help patients understand the root cause of their addiction.

This can be achieved through talking therapies and other programs.

Hold Yourself Accountable
Finally, make sure you commit to fighting cocaine addiction. Talking to someone about your plans is important. This person can hold you accountable when things get tough. This will help you kickstart your journey.

Cocaine And Depression

People who are addicted to cocaine are more likely to suffer from depression.

Cocaine and depression are intertwined. Depression or “feeling the surge of adrenaline” is controlled by the sympathetic nervous system. This surge happens when there’s a flight or fight situation. At this point, norepinephrine is released.

Usually, the effects wear off after the situation passes. The presence of cocaine changes how the body works by releasing norepinephrine without a flight or fight situation.

This is further heightened by the increase in dopamine and serotonin levels in the body. So, when a person takes in cocaine, they feel high or invincible. However, when it wears off, depression follows quickly.

In normal circumstances, the emotional shift won’t be significant as most people will be relieved for surviving the situation.

However, because cocaine forces the release, the shift is more significant and telling.

Depression is also a cocaine withdrawal symptom. If you are depressed, you should seek help.

Cocaine rehab centers like OC Revive can help you prevent relapses during this critical period.

Cocaine And Depression

Withdrawal symptoms are a natural part of quitting cocaine.

Here are some psychological withdrawal symptoms you can naturally expect.

Other Physical Withdrawal Symptoms Include

How Long Does Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms Last

Cocaine withdrawal symptoms can last anywhere from 3 days to several months. The amount of intake, the duration, and the severity of the addiction are all important factors.

DurationExpectations
First Few HoursSymptoms start to emerge. This might include increased appetite and anxiety.
Week 1 Symptoms are on the rise. You might exeperience rising cravings.
Week 2-5Yoy might experience trouble thinking.Cravings are strong and other symptoms are also present
Week 6-10Minor symptoms are present.However, most withdrawl symptoms taper off.

How To Cope During This Period

During this period, you need all the support you can get from loved ones. Self-care activities will also be helpful. Such activities might include exercise, eating healthy foods, and getting proper rest.

This is also the right time to get your treatment program started. Get a cocaine detox as soon as you can. The program at OC Revive can guide you through this difficult, but important stage.

Cocaine Detox

Cocaine detox is the process of removing every trace of cocaine from your body. The duration of this process depends on the length of usage.

Detoxing should always be done by medical professionals. Detoxing at home might backfire if your cocaine withdrawal symptoms are more severe.

What Is The Process For Cocaine Detox?

Detoxing is the first stage of recovery from cocaine addiction. The detoxing period for cocaine can take as little as 8 hours to 2 days. This largely depends on

This is followed by the management of cocaine withdrawal symptoms. After this process, most rehab centers will offer a treatment plan.

OC Revive offers several therapies and counseling to get patients through this period. With well-qualified professionals, your recovery process should go as planned.

Getting Help With OC Revive

Cocaine addiction affects your psychological well-being. The sooner you get help, the better. OC Revive can help you do just that.

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I began my journey to recovery back in 2011 when i moved to California from New York.Along with my recovery and beginning a new way of life, I began to develop a heart for others struggling with sobriety.My journey to California was filled with many trials and lessons learned, but most of all, personal growth. I truly believe I would not have found success if I didn’t come to California.

I first opened an adult treatment center, California Prime Recovery(CPR) as a way to work with those struggling on a daily basis. Over the last 3 years, CPR has evolved into someting much more impactful and beautiful than i could’ve ever imagined. I have come to realize that my own happiness and growth depends on being involved in the lives of others in recovery. Helping people through recovery is a cornerstone of many 12 step programs, and it has become the most important aspect of personal life. Giving back to those still suffering is the only way not to lose what you have gained.

Throughout this journey, and by mentoring many adolescents, I realized i wanted to offer more to teens who were struggling just as i was. This is when i decided to start OC Revive. I had built many wonderful relationships throughout my professional journey and found two others who shared the same vision, and passion that i had for the youth. It didn’t take long for myself, Tyler Michaelis, and Derek Walsh to turn our dream into a reality. We are committed to providing the best possible treatment for adolescents and truly believe “their future is our collective responsibility”.

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As Co-Founder & COO of OC Revive, Derek has a wealth of personal and professional experience dealing with the issues faced by today’s troubled teen. Throughout High School and College, Derek struggled with peer pressure, learning challenges, and substance abuse. Working with the support of family and friends, Derek set out to conquer those obstacles and find a richer, more fulfilling life.

On 15 October 2012, Derek overcame his own substance abuse problem and dedicated himself to help others work through their own addiction. A year later, Derek began a new journey and started his career in the recovery industry. Throughout his career, Derek has worked his way through numerous roles at top-rated treatment centers. While working at those treatment centers, Derek began to see a pattern that those struggling individuals would’ve benefited immensely from receiving earlier in life.

Derek decided that he wanted to be a part of the solution, and find a way to address those issues at an earlier age. He concluded that there needed to be interventions before adulthood, and he didn’t want to see anyone going through the same cycle that he did. That was when he and Tyler Michaelis decided to start OC Revive, to make sure teens get the help they need to find a purpose that leads them to a life of happiness and success.

Derek attended college at Orange Coast College and Santa Barbara City College.

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Brittany joins the OCR team with over 15 years of experience in the Mental Health adn Substance Abuse field. Brittany has been licensed for almost 8 years and has worked in various settings throughout her career, including inpatient psychiatric treatment, outpatient, residential treatment center, PHP and IOP settings. Brittany has been supervising Associate Marrige and Family Therapists and Associate Social Workers for almost 6 years and works in compiance and auditing to ensure that treatment centers are up to par with biling regulations. Brittany has worked with young adults and adolescents for most of her career.

Brittany earned her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at California Baptist International University. Brittany enjoys working with adolescents and young adults and believes that ever single person has the ability to set goals and meet them, even when they can’t see it themselves. Brittany loves spending time with her family, traveling, good coffee, and being outdoors.

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Patrick is amental health and addiction professional that has a passion for recovery and helping others. He was inspired and encouraged by his mentors to work with individuals and families that have been affected by mental health issues, alcohol and drug addiction. He ahs been working in the field of addiction recovery for 19+ years and is an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals. Patrick is also certified in Adult and Adolescent Anger Management. His Career in addiction treatment began in 2001 at the Betty Ford Center i Rancho Mirage CA. as an Addiction Specialist working on the inpatient campus and is the co-creator of Betty Ford Center’s “Young Adult Track” specializing in work with 18-25 year old Patients. he also excelled in working with addicted and impaired professionals in the “Replase and Recovery Program”.

Patrick transitioned to Orange County in 2011 where he accepted a position as the Program Director for Orange County Recovery Services. Patrick is a gifted lecturer, group facilitator and counselor with a pssion for reocery that has been an active recovery member for over 25 years.

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Anthony is an Orange County local and has been a great addition to the Oc Revive team. Since 2015, Anthony has been working in the substance abuse field and has also pursued his drug and alcohol counseling license. Since being with Revive Anthony has established a relationship within the School Districts and serves as a voluntary speaker for substance abuse awareness in the community. By sharing his personal testimony, he has excelled in gaining trust and building rapport with others. He always seems to have a smile on his face and brings a positive vibe wherever he goes. With that being said, Anthony is very passionate about the work that he does and goes above and beyond to provide our struggling youth the care that they so desperately need.

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Founder & CEO

Tyler is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to teens and their families. Once a teenager that struggled with addiction, mental health, and poor choices, Tyler is aware of the growing demand and need for early intervention in adolescents and young adults. Growing up in Orange County, he battled addiction and peer pressure all throughout high school and during his time at Saddleback College. During those troubled years, Tyler’s parents and family were emotionally drained and heavily impacted by his addiction. Unfortunately, they did not know where to turn for help nor did they have the courage to set boundaries with him.After 7 painful years, they finally forced Tyler out of the house and into treatment at the age of 23.

April 5th, 2010 is a date that Tyler and his family hold dear. On that date, Tyler enrolled in a 4-month treatment program which laid the foundation for his recovery. With the help of treatment professionals, supportive friends and family, Tyler was able to build a better version of himself. This started with slowly building his self-esteem, and growing a community of peers to support him throughout recovery.

In 2011,with the desire to help others struggling with addiction, he decided to start working in the addiction field. Tyler obtained his CADAC || Counselor certification and graduated from Cal Sate University of Long Beach with a degree in Health Care Administration. Since then, Tyler has worked all areas of treatment starting as a detox technician and working his way up to Program Director. Today, Tyler feels blessed and grateful for getting a second chanse at life. He has a great relationship with his family, is happily married and has a great group of friends. Once a lost teen, Tyler now has purpose and passion. He’s dedicated his life’s work to helping teens and their families. As the Founder, Tyler Michaelis is confident that OC Revive will renew the lives of struggling teens while bringing back hope to their families

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Tyler is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to teens and their families. Once a teenager that struggled with addiction, mental health, and poor choices, Tyler is aware of the growing demand and need for early intervention in adolescents and young adults. Growing up in Orange County, he battled addiction and peer pressure all throughout high school and during his time at Saddleback College. During those troubled years, Tyler’s parents and family were emotionally drained and heavily impacted by his addiction. Unfortunately, they did not know where to turn for help nor did they have the courage to set boundaries with him.After 7 painful years, they finally forced Tyler out of the house and into treatment at the age of 23.

April 5th, 2010 is a date that Tyler and his family hold dear. On that date, Tyler enrolled in a 4-month treatment program which laid the foundation for his recovery. With the help of treatment professionals, supportive friends and family, Tyler was able to build a better version of himself. This started with slowly building his self-esteem, and growing a community of peers to support him throughout recovery.

In 2011,with the desire to help others struggling with addiction, he decided to start working in the addiction field. Tyler obtained his CADAC || Counselor certification and graduated from Cal Sate University of Long Beach with a degree in Health Care Administration. Since then, Tyler has worked all areas of treatment starting as a detox technician and working his way up to Program Director. Today, Tyler feels blessed and grateful for getting a second chanse at life. He has a great relationship with his family, is happily married and has a great group of friends. Once a lost teen, Tyler now has purpose and passion. He’s dedicated his life’s work to helping teens and their families. As the Founder, Tyler Michaelis is confident that OC Revive will renew the lives of struggling teens while bringing back hope to their families