In Franklin, New Jersey—just like in many other cities around the country—there are many people who use cocaine. Reports state that in the U.S., 0.6% of the population uses cocaine, which amounts to 1.5 million users per month.1 In Franklin, cocaine is the fourth-leading substance listed as a primary reason for attending rehab (4% of admissions),2 but it is also a very popular substance to pair with other drugs or alcohol.3
Many people deal with the side effects of cocaine without any support when they try to quit. Cocaine is a stimulant that speeds up the body and temporarily makes a person feel happy and excited, but when you try to quit, the effects of the drug might impact your sleep by making you restless or by giving you nightmares. Trying to quit can also make you feel depressed, fatigued, paranoid, or nervous. This initial crash happens right away after stopping use, and cravings and depression could last for months.4
If you use cocaine and would like to quit but don’t want to do it without support, you should know you’re not alone. Many people reach out for help when they want to stop using drugs or alcohol. In fact, treatment options are available throughout New Jersey and the rest of the country. Search for Franklin, NJ rehabs using our substance abuse treatment directory to view a list of nearby treatment options and find the kind of support you need. You can also choose to search for treatment in another city within New Jersey, a neighboring state, or another location in the U.S.
There is no obligation to enter treatment and you can opt out at any time.