Cocaine Anonymous is an association of men and ladies who share their experience, attributes and trust with each other that they may tackle their normal issue plus help other people to recuperate from their enslavement.
To succeed in helping someone, it is best to meet them where they are at. Cocaine Anonymous is made up of addicts that are recovering from the ailment and who try to stay away from drugs by cooperating with other addicts. Though the problem of addiction is what binds these people together, they are drawn from different economic, ethnic, social and religious backgrounds.
The main prerequisite for enrolment is a craving to quit utilizing cocaine and all other mind-altering substances.
All are welcome who are fighting cocaine and other substances including alcohol and other mind altering drugs. There are no levies or charges for enrolment; we are completely self-supporting through our own particular commitments.
Coffee, rentals, materials and other services offered to struggling addicts are covered by Cocaine Anonymous asking for voluntary contributions at meetings. However, there should not be any feeling of compulsion when it comes to contributions in the case of newcomers. They don't acknowledge gifts from associations or people outside the cooperation.
Cocaine Anonymous are not in partnership with any denomination, institution, sect, political group or organisation. We don't wish to participate in any contention and we neither underwrite nor contradict any causes.
Cocaine Anonymous are not allied with any external organisation in order to prevent any possible complications and to remain honest. Cocaine Anonymous is a spiritual programme but does not identify itself with any religious group. Cocaine Anonymous members are able to define their own spirituality in the way that best helps them. Individual partakers may have feelings of their own; however Cocaine Anonymous in general has no assessment on outside issues. They are not connected with any rehabilitations, hospitals or recovery houses, though several of these places do refer people to Cocaine Anonymous to keep them sober.
Staying clear of Cocaine and other substances that change the functioning of the mind and assisting other addicts to achieve same is the major role of Cocaine Anonymous.
Offering help to addicts to have a successful recovery is the only purpose of Cocaine Anonymous. People have demonstrated that working with others who are coping with the same problems is the most effective way to get sober and stay clean.
The Twelve Steps of Recovery is used by Cocaine Anonymous, due to its proven positive effects.
The sole purpose Cocaine Anonymous is to help individuals who come for help stop cocaine and other drug use and remain free. Cocaine Anonymous don't participate in substance addiction research, psychiatric/medical treatment, substance education, or any form of advocacy, though members may take part in these activities in their individual capacity.
All the people who show their commitment to quit cocaine use, including "crack" cocaine and other mentally dangerous substances can come to Cocaine Anonymous. No membership fees and dues are involved. Services and expenses for running the programme are raised from voluntary contributions given by members; we do not accept donations of any kind.
Cocaine Anonymous was developed on the foundation of Alcoholic Anonymous in 1935. Cocaine Anonymous uses the Twelve Step Recovery Method crafted by AA that encourages serving others to help yourself in the battle for sobriety. The believe that addicts talking to each other can bring about a level of understanding and fellowship that can't be reached with other methods.
The way that an individual has recuperated from their fixation and is unreservedly passing this experience on to the following individual, is an intense message for somebody who is frantically hunting down a solution to their own addiction. The togetherness that exists among members of Cocaine Anonymous cannot be altered by any social background.
Cocaine Anonymous hold consistent gatherings to promote this association and to permit new individuals to discover them and, maybe, the responses they look for.