Cocaine Addiction Treatment Center in South Dakota

Cocaine abuse and addiction are widespread problems that have been linked with a variety of physical, mental, emotional, and socioeconomic damage. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), about 1.5 million have abused cocaine at least once in the previous 30 days, and about half of this group has engaged in behaviors that are consistent with cocaine addiction. SAMHSA researchers estimate that about 35 million Americans have abused cocaine at least once in their lives.

The typical immediate effect of cocaine is a brief yet intense burst of confidence, elevated mood, and energy. This occurs because cocaine causes the brain to release a significant quantity of dopamine, which is a neurotransmitter that is associated with pleasure. Because cocaine’s effects do not last very long, users often feel compelled to immediately ingest more of the drug, which puts them at risk for several dangerous outcomes, including overdose and dependence. Cocaine abuse is linked to about 4,000 deaths every year in the United States, and is the cause of about 450,000 annual visits to emergency rooms every year.

At Keystone Treatment Center, we have been helping adults and adolescents overcome problems related to cocaine abuse for decades.  We understand the challenges that are associated with cocaine abuse, and we have worked diligently to develop comprehensive solutions that lead to long-term recovery.

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Helping a Loved One or Family Member Get Treatment

Knowing that someone you care about is struggling with cocaine abuse or addiction can be painful. You are likely to experience fears for your loved one’s health and safety, confusion about his or her problems, and even frustration over his or her decisions. Having these reactions is both normal and understandable, but once the initial shock wears off, it is important to realize that you can play an essential role in your loved one’s life. Here are some of the many ways that you can help:

  • Educate yourself about cocaine abuse and addiction. As you develop a greater understanding of the challenges your loved one is experiencing, you will be better equipped to offer valuable support and meaningful suggestions.
  • Explore treatment options to identify the types of programs that may be best prepared to meet your loved one’s specific needs.
  • Resist the temptation to judge. Your loved one’s substance use disorder is not evidence that he or she has poor character or lacks discipline. Addiction is a dangerous, progressive disease. Never lose sight of the fact that your loved one is in pain.
  • Focus on the future. It is no accident that “one day at a time” is a common mantra within the recovery community. Do not dwell on past setbacks or failures, and help your loved one to adopt a similar mentality.

Above all else, remain a constant source of encouragement and support for your loved one at all times. Treatment will be an important step in your loved one’s recovery journey, but it is just one step on a long path. Plan to be there for every step of the way.

Why Consider Rehab at Keystone Treatment Center

Every time a person abuses cocaine, he or she risks causing significant damage to his or her health, including heart attack, stroke, and respiratory failure, all of which can be fatal. Also, continued abuse of cocaine increases a person’s tolerance for the drug, which means that he or she will feel compelled to use increasingly larger or more potent doses which, in turn, raises the risk of experiencing severe damage.

The negative physical impact of untreated cocaine addiction can include irreversible damage to the heart, brain, lungs, liver, and kidneys. Depending upon the manner in which a person abuses cocaine, he or she may also have a heightened risk of contracting HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, and other blood-borne diseases. Mentally and emotionally, individuals who engage in chronic cocaine abuse may experience anxiety, depression, psychosis, hallucinations, and delirium. In addition to this physical, mental, and emotional distress, people who become dependent upon cocaine are also likely to have problems maintaining healthy relationships, meeting their responsibilities in school and at work, avoiding legal problems, and otherwise participating in a productive and satisfying life.

If you feel that you are in crisis, or are having thoughts about hurting yourself or others, please call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room immediately.

Types of Treatment Offered at Keystone Treatment Center

At Keystone Treatment Center in South Dakota, we have earned national recognition and respect for our ability to provide superior comprehensive treatment services for adolescents and adults who are dealing with chemical dependency such as benzos addiction, gambling disorder, and co-occurring mental health conditions. One of the hallmarks of treatment at our treatment center is that each patient follows a personalized course of treatment that has been specifically designed to meet his or her unique needs.

Our emphasis on personalized care is reflected in the number of specialized treatment tracks that we have incorporated into our residential programming. Specialized treatment tracks for adults include Christian, Chronic Pain, Gambling, Methamphetamine Corrections, Native American, and Opioids tracks. Adolescent patients at Keystone have the opportunity to participate in specialized Christian and Native American treatment tracks.

All care at Keystone Treatment Center is provided by multidisciplinary teams of experienced and dedicated professionals, including the following:

  • Addictionologists
  • Licensed Addiction Counselors
  • Dietitians
  • Doctors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)
  • Licensed Mental Health Therapists
  • Medical Technicians
  • Rehab Technicians
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Social Workers
  • Cultural Advisors
  • Pastors

The following are among the elements that may be incorporated into a patient’s personalized treatment plan at Keystone Treatment Center:

Medically monitored detoxification: Patients who have been unable to rid their bodies of cocaine or other drugs prior to entering treatment, but who are not in need of acute medical care, may benefit from our medically monitored cocaine detox program. Patients who participate in detox in our rehab receive around-the-clock nursing care, and physicians are also available to monitor patient progress.

Medication management: Patients whose cocaine addiction is accompanied by a co-occurring psychiatric condition may benefit from having certain medications incorporated into their treatment regimens. Medication is prescribed only with the patient’s consent and only when determined to be clinically appropriate based on an assessment of the patient’s specific needs.

Individual therapy: All patients participate in individual therapy sessions with a primary counselor at least twice each week. These sessions offer a safe and supportive environment in which patients can process their experiences in treatment, gain greater insights into the impact of their behaviors, and develop the skills and strategies that will support their long-term recovery from cocaine addiction.  In addition to meeting with their primary counselor, Keystone patients may also request individual sessions with a psychiatrist, primary nurse, psychologist, or clergy member, as needed.

Group therapy: Group therapy is a central component of treatment at Keystone Recovery Center. Adult patients participate in three group therapy sessions each day, while adolescent patients participate in three to five sessions per day. All group therapy sessions are led by licensed or certified counselors.

Group topics for adults may include the following:

  • 12-Step Group Meetings
  • Community Group
  • Gambling Group
  • Interactive Sharing Therapy Group
  • Relaxation Group
  • Skills Training Groups
  • Spirituality Groups
  • Topics Group
  • Men’s Topic Group
  • Women’s Topic Group
  • Young Adult Topic Group

Group topics for adolescents may include the following:

  • 12-Step Group Meetings
  • Community Group
  • Exercise Group
  • Experiential Growth Groups
  • Interactive Sharing Therapy Group
  • Recovery Skills Group
  • Relaxation Group
  • Skills Training Groups
  • Spirituality Groups
  • Topics Group

Experiential therapy: Experiential therapy offers an activity-based alternative to more traditional forms of talk therapy. Depending upon their personalized treatment plan, Keystone patients have the opportunity to participate in experiential therapy every day. The following are examples of the types of experiential therapy that are available at Keystone Treatment Center:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Bibliotherapy
  • Cultural activities
  • Pastoral care
  • Recreational therapy
  • Ropes course
  • Social training

Family therapy: To promote healing within the families of our patients, and to help family members prepare to support to their loved one’s recovery from cocaine addiction, Keystone provides a weekly Family Program every Sunday before visiting hours. The Family Program, which is free of charge, includes one hour of psycho-educational programming prior to meeting with patients. We also offer day-long programming for family members on Mondays and Tuesdays, and a licensed family therapist is available to conduct therapy sessions with patients and family members as needed.

Study Time (adolescents only): In order to ensure that our younger patients are able to maintain their academic progress while completing treatment, we provide study times, when adolescents meet with licensed teachers who can coordinate their academic work with their home schools to ensure continuity of credits.

In addition to inpatient treatment, adolescent and adult patients who are struggling with cocaine addiction may also participate in partial care / day treatment services and/or intensive outpatient services through our rehab.

Keystone staff members also work closely with patients to create thorough discharge and aftercare plans. Discharge planning begins the day a patient begins treatment at Keystone. Each patient’s individual counselor and primary nurse work with a social worker to evaluate discharge needs. We also offer weekly discharge planning groups throughout a patient’s stay with us.

At Keystone Treatment Center, our fundamental goal is to restore the individual to a healthier, happier, and more productive life, free from dependence on addictive chemicals, gambling, and destructive behaviors. If you or someone you care about is dealing with a cocaine addiction, Keystone Treatment Center may be the place where the pain of your past struggles is transformed into the promise of a healthier and more hopeful future.

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