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Cocaine Anonymous Meetings Near Me, Hotline Number, and CA Alternatives

Cocaine Anonymous (CA) is a 12-step recovery program designed to help people struggling with cocaine addiction.1 Research indicates that those who participate in a 12-step program while in treatment may experience better outcomes.2

What Is Cocaine Addiction?

Addiction is a chronic, relapsing disorder defined by compulsive drug seeking, continued use, and long-lasting changes in the brain.3 Cocaine increases dopamine levels in the brain, which may make the person want to continue using the drug, despite suffering negative consequences.4

Some of the health effects of cocaine may include:4

  • Constricted blood vessels.
  • Dilated pupils.
  • Elevated blood pressure.
  • Extreme energy.
  • Heart palpitations.
  • Paranoia
  • Restlessness.
  • Tremors.
  • Upset stomach.

What Is Cocaine Anonymous?

Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women in recovery who offer support for others struggling with cocaine use. The primary purpose of CA is to abstain from cocaine and other mind-altering substances.5 CA is a spiritual program but is not aligned with any religion. The support groups are free and there are chapters located throughout the world.5

Anonymity is a foundational principle of CA, which means you can expect complete confidentiality and privacy when attending CA meetings.6 Members are committed to treating what they hear and see in CA meetings as confidential, so CA remains a safe place to share experience, hope, and strength. 6

What Are the 12 Steps of Cocaine Anonymous?

Cocaine Anonymous uses the 12-step recovery program, adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). When attending a CA meeting, you can expect to learn the 12 steps, which include:7

  1. We admitted we were powerless over cocaine and all other mind-altering substances—that our lives had become unmanageable.
  2. Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
  3. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.
  4. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
  5. Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.
  6. Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.
  7. Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.
  8. Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
  9. Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.
  10. Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.
  11. Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.
  12. Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these Steps, we tried to carry this message to addicts, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

How to Find Cocaine Anonymous Meetings Near Me

You can find Cocaine Anonymous meetings daily across the U.S. You can search for CA meetings in any area by using the search tool here. Put in the location you wish to search and you will get a list of available places.

In addition to CA, you have other options for support. A variety of support group meetings exist, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Heroin Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and beyond.

Are There Virtual Cocaine Anonymous Meetings?

Yes, Cocaine Anonymous offers virtual meetings for those who cannot attend in-person meetings or prefer a virtual setting. You can find information on virtual meetings by checking the CA Online Meetings webpage here and searching by the day of the week you prefer.

If you are looking for additional means of support, American Addiction Centers (AAC) hosts a weekly virtual support meeting you can join.

Alternative Programs to Cocaine Anonymous Near Me

If you are looking for an alternative program to CA, you have options. Perhaps you want to connect with a group that is more specific to your needs, like AA. Or maybe, you would benefit from a more structured program in an inpatient rehab setting.

There are several alternatives to the 12-step CA approach, including:

  • LifeRing: An abstinence-based group that provides recovery conversation in a safe space.
  • Moderation Management: A national support group that helps those concerned with their drinking habits make positive lifestyle changes.
  • SMART Recovery: Free support meetings that are open to those looking for science-based addiction recovery.
  • SOS: A non-profit dedicated to helping people remain abstinent.
  • Women for Sobriety: A non-profit that consists of women supporting each other in recovery.

Cocaine Anonymous Hotline and Drug Addiction Helpline Numbers

Looking for additional resources? You can reach out to various helplines directly to receive addiction support:

  • American Addiction Centers (AAC):
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): (212) 870-3400
  • Cocaine Anonymous (CA): (310) 559-5833
  • LifeRing: 1-800-811-4142
  • SAMHSA: 1-800-662-4357
  • SMART Recovery: (440) 951-5357
  • Women for Sobriety: (215) 536-8026

Does My Insurance Cover Cocaine Addiction Rehab?

Insurance may be top of mind as you think about taking the first step to recovery. The good news is, your insurance provider will likely cover at least part of, if not all, the cost of treatment. The extent of your coverage will vary based on your specific policy, but you can contact your insurance company by calling the number on the back of your card. You can also check your insurance by filling out the form below.

Getting Help for Cocaine Addiction

American Addiction Centers (AAC) is a leading provider of inpatient and outpatient treatment(IOP or PHP) services. AAC is dedicated to supporting individuals struggling with addiction on their journey to recovery. If you are looking for rehabs near me or information on cocaine addiction treatment, you can contact us 24/7 at to learn more.

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