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Cocaine is becoming increasingly popular among city professionals and young people, but it is an extremely addictive drug. Figures for people entering rehab treatment for cocaine addiction are increasing. A study undertaken by the NTA (National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse) in the UK found that a total of 1,064 people in England underwent treatment for cocaine addiction in 2005-06. However in 2008-09 that figure had risen sharply to 6,846.
Cannabis is a depressant as well as a hallucinogen, and is sometimes used by professionals at the end of a hard day's work to unwind and aid sleep. However cannabis has a harmful effect on the brain and the more potent strains such as skunk can lead to psychotic illness. Another common issue faced by professionals is that their children may be experimenting with cannabis or skunk, and cannabis is the main “gateway drug” that leads users onto harder drugs.
Health risks of alcohol
Alcohol affects all parts of the body and is toxic to the body’s cells when consumed in amounts other than those recommended. Heavy drinking over a prolonged period can lead to alcoholic liver disease, cancer, brain damage, infertility and withdrawal symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, heart palpitations, sweating, ‘the shakes’, and difficulty sleeping. Mental health problems such as anxiety and depression can be exacerbated by heavy drinking.
Cocaine addiction among executives and professionals is a growing problem in Wales. Cocaine addiction has a hugely negative impact on individuals, their families and on their workplace environment.
cocaine residential rehab treatment can transform the life of someone with cocaine addiction, rebuild their family relationships and change them from an unproductive employee and a liability in the workplace into a positive and fulfilled employee.
If you are concerned about that you may have a cocaine addiction problem, or if you are the family member, friend or employer of someone with cocaine addiction in Wales, the Executive Rehab Guide can provide you with the tools you need to find the right cocaine rehab treatment option.
How widespread is addiction?
Alcohol and drug addiction affects people of all ages, cultures, backgrounds, races, both male and female alike. It is impossible to put an exact number on the amount of alcoholics and drug addicts there are but there are statistics that show rising figures of consumption of alcohol and drugs, as well as health figures which point to increased liver disease and increased rehab admission rates. After smoking, alcoholism kills more people in the UK than any other drug and the government estimates that 1 in 13 is addicted to alcohol.
This video features insights from addictions professionals and a former rehab patient into the importance of professional treatment for employees with alcohol and drug problems.
Employers often ignore alcohol and drug abuse in the workplace until it is too late. Residential rehab treatment can transform an addicted employee from a liability to a productive and fulfilled worker.
Private rehab is an effective rehab treatment option delivering intensive treatment by psychiatrists, doctors, therapists and other healthcare professionals, and often with round-the-clock care. Private rehab can be paid for privately, through private healthcare insurance or through an NHS referral.
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