Cocaine is a notoriously addictive drug. The immediate, intense and short-lived rush of euphoria it delivers causes users to seek out its sensations over and over again. But its high, addictive potential and powerful effects on your brain’s limbic system quickly lead to serious psychological and physical dependence. Cocaine comedowns and withdrawals after heavy or extended periods of use are often so unpleasant that they cause people to use again, continuing the cycle of dependence and addiction.
If you’re a regular cocaine user, chances are you’ve seen its negative consequences starting to take a toll on your life. You may have tried to quit before, but found it all too easy to dip back into old habits again. But we’re here to tell you that it’s entirely possible to leave cocaine in the past once and for all, and that what’s on the other side is a fuller life than you ever imagined.
We co-ordinate treatment for people suffering with mental health conditions as well as substance abuse disorders.
We employ a team of licensed professionals who have extensive experience in the fields of mental health and addiction.
When undertaking an endeavour as significant as getting sober, choosing the right rehab programme makes all the difference. While some, larger rehabs can feel disorganised and unhospitable, adding to the stress of your experience, The Dawn takes a highly personalised approach that ensures you’re well cared for and attended to during every step of your treatment process.
Our expert team is onsite 24/7 to answer your questions, provide support and guidance and help you process any difficult emotions that come up during your stay. Our entire staff – from our counsellors to our medical and support teams – are available anytime you need them. We understand that the road to recovery comes with challenges, and here at The Dawn, you’ll never have to walk it alone.
Addiction experts agree that inpatient treatment is the most effective way to treat severe addiction. While outpatient treatment doesn’t allow for larger amounts of time to be spent with others in recovery, undergoing treatment in a residential setting means you’ll have the time and continuity necessary to build a solid foundation of sober support. Here, you’ll be an integral and accepted part of our community, working through your challenges with others in similar situations.
The Dawn’s rehab programme is custom-made, based on a thorough initial assessment of your background and needs. Treatment consists of cocaine detox (if necessary), addiction counselling and holistic wellness therapy.
Maintaining sobriety for the long haul is all about having a practice and social network that support it. At The Dawn, we help you plan for your life in recovery from the moment you begin treatment with us, working with you to create a relapse prevention plan that’s incorporated into your treatment programme. After you finish primary treatment, you’ll have the option to continue living onsite and participating in a sober living programme. And when you return home, you’ll have access to our eight-week online aftercare programme, free of charge, so you can continue your counselling sessions and stay connected to your new sober community.
Environment is a major factor in your addiction recovery, and changing it should be a main consideration when you’re planning for sobriety. Removing yourself from surroundings that trigger your drug use is an important step in the recovery process – this is especially true for cocaine, as it’s associated with certain lifestyles. A new environment provides a clean slate: an opportunity for you to gain perspective on your addiction, learn healthy coping techniques and start to form positive patterns that will serve your life in sobriety. At our peaceful facility surrounded by the natural beauty of Chiang Mai, in Northern Thailand, you’ll find that your mind is clearer, your sleep is more restful and you’re in a better place for self-discovery and improvement.
We believe in healing the whole person. You will receive intensive psychotherapy, but meditation, relaxation, and recreational activities will all play an important therapeutic role in your treatment. Here’s an example of what a typical day looks like at The Dawn: