Cocaine Anonymous is a gathering of people from all walks of life with the common problem of cocaine addiction who meet to share and encourage each other on their recovery journey from addiction.
To succeed in helping someone, it is best to meet them where they are at. Those who belong to Cocaine Anonymous are all addicts who are recovering and remain sober by working together with other people. Though the problem of addiction is what binds these people together, they are drawn from different economic, ethnic, social and religious backgrounds.
A wish to quit using cocaine and all the other drugs that produce mood changes is the only requirement in order to become a member.
Any person who desires to quit using cocaine and all the other drugs that produce mood changes (including alcohol and other substances) is very welcome. Because the program is completely self-supporting with contributions, there are no fees or dues for membership.
Cocaine Anonymous do request non-compulsory donations at meetings to pay for things like rent, literature, coffee, rent, and services to assist the people who are still undergoing hardship. Though, a newcomer does not need to feel as if he/she is compelled to make a contribution. They don't acknowledge gifts from associations or people outside the cooperation.
Cocaine Anonymous is also independent of any religion, political affiliation, organization, or institution. No causes are endorsed or opposed by the group and we do not get into any controversial acts and topics.
Cocaine Anonymous does not work with any organisation to protect its values and credibility. Although they are a spiritual programme, Cocaine Anonymous link with no religion. Members of Cocaine Anonymous choose their spiritual path to follow. Individual partakers may have feelings of their own; however Cocaine Anonymous in general has no assessment on outside issues. Though not connected to any rehab centres, recovery homes or medical facilities, Cocaine Anonymous do recommend these service providers to their patients for assistance in getting clean.
The purpose for which Cocaine Anonymous was formed was to help members stop cocaine and other addictive substances and remain clean while encouraging others to achieve the same success.
The main reason for Cocaine Anonymous is to offer recuperation to people who are experiencing addiction. Personal experience has illustrated that the best manner to become and remain sober is to work together with other people who battle with the same.
Cocaine Anonymous employ the 12 steps of recovery as it has already been shown that this recovery programme is effective.
The sole purpose Cocaine Anonymous is to help individuals who come for help stop cocaine and other drug use and remain free. Though Cocaine Anonymous members may get into drug education, propaganda, psychiatric and medical treatment, and drug addiction research, the body does not engage in any of these as an organisation.
Anyone in trouble with cocaine, "crack" cocaine or any other substance of abuse and needs help are welcome to Cocaine Anonymous. We charge no fees or dues to become a member. The costs suffered are supported by non-compulsory donations of the members of Cocaine Anonymous and Cocaine Anonymous respectfully refuse any donations from outside.
The Alcoholic Anonymous program that was developing in 1935 was adapted for this program. Like AA, Cocaine Anonymous utilizes the Twelve Step recuperation strategy which includes services to others as a way towards recuperation from enslavement. For them, that union and understanding that could hardly come from other methods is easily struck when an addict talks to another addict.
Those in desperate need of help and understanding, talking with someone who has been through the same works great and gives them confidence that they too can overcome. There develops a bond amongst the members of Cocaine Anonymous that goes beyond all of the other social restrictions.
To further their fellowship, Cocaine Anonymous has regular meetings where new members can find them and get help with the answers they're looking for.