Cocaine Anonymous is a gathering of people from all walks of life with the common problem of cocaine addiction who meet to share and encourage each other on their recovery journey from addiction.
Talking to someone on a common level is the best way to get through. Cocaine Anonymous members are all recovering addicts who help each other keep away from the drug by working together. Cocaine Anonymous individuals originate from different social, ethnic, monetary and religious foundations, yet what they have similar is addiction.
The desire to quit using cocaine and other substances that affect the functioning of the brain is what makes one a member.
Anyone who wants to stop using cocaine, alcohol, or any other mind altering substance is welcome at Cocaine Anonymous. Because the program is completely self-supporting with contributions, there are no fees or dues for membership.
In order to foot the bills for rent, coffee, literature and the programs meant to support struggling addicts, some voluntary contributions are sought. However, there should not be any feeling of compulsion when it comes to contributions in the case of newcomers. They do not take any donations or contributions from anyone outside of the group.
Cocaine Anonymous is not affiliated with any group whether political or religious, organisation or institution of any kind. In order to stay focused and not be involved in arguments and debates, we do not align ourselves with any other cause.
There are no affiliations with other external organisations for Cocaine Anonymous, in the bid to avoid any complex issues. Although they are a spiritual programme, Cocaine Anonymous link with no religion. Cocaine Anonymous individuals are allowed to characterize their deep sense of being as they see fit. While each member is free to have opinions of their own, Cocaine Anonymous does not officially have an opinion 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.
The purpose for which Cocaine Anonymous was formed was to help members stop cocaine and other addictive substances and remain clean while encouraging others to achieve the same success.
All Cocaine Anonymous focuses on is to help recovering addicts overcome their addiction. Collaborating with people who suffer the same ailment has been discovered as the best method of becoming and remaining sober.
Cocaine Anonymous adopts the Twelve Steps of Recovery as it has seen great results from using the programme.
For anyone who comes to Cocaine Anonymous for help, the Fellowship only wishes to help with recovery and helping individuals stay sober. Cocaine Anonymous is not involved in any research, treatment whether medical or psychiatric, education or any misrepresentations of facts,- members are free to engage in anything outside the programme.
Anyone in trouble with cocaine, "crack" cocaine or any other substance of abuse and needs help are welcome to Cocaine Anonymous. There is no levy or charges for membership. While all external helps are refused politely, voluntary donations from members are used to settle all bills by Cocaine Anonymous.
Cocaine Anonymous was developed on the foundation of Alcoholic Anonymous in 1935. Like AA, Cocaine Anonymous implements the Twelve Step method, which emphasizes service to others as the way to recovery. They feel that someone who is addicted conversing with another can give a level of common comprehension and association that is difficult to get through different techniques.
The fact that a person has made a recovery from his/her addiction, and is openly sharing this experience with the next individual, is a strong message for a person who's desperately looking for a solution for his/her own addiction. The bond that develops between Cocaine Anonymous members is stronger than other social relationships.
In the bid to instil this togetherness in the newcomers and to let them discover the unity that is shared, and maybe the solution to their individual addiction issues, constant meetings are held by Cocaine Anonymous.