Population 4,414,559 Crack/cocaine in Alabama Cocaine and crack cocaine pose a significant drug threat in the state of Alabama. Violence associated with cocaine distribution cripples many of Alabama's lower income neighborhoods. According to the 2003-2004 data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 258,000 (7%) of Alabama citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug. Of that 258,000, 80,000 (2.16%) have had past year cocaine use. According to 2003-2004 NSDUH data, approximately 10% of Alabama 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug. In 2003 a survey of High School Students Using Drugs in Alabama found that 7.1% of students surveyed have used cocaine. As of April 2006, the Alabama Department of Corrections population was 28,105. Approximately 17% of the population was in custody for committing drug crimes. Approximately 232.3 kilograms of cocaine were seized by federal agencies in Alabama in 2005. In 2003 32.8% of Federally-Sentenced Drug Defendants in Alabama had crack cocaine involvement and 17.4% powder cocaine involvement. Attempts of getting help for cocaine addiction abuse in Alabama. Additional 2003-2004 NSDUH results indicate that 109,000 (2.94%) Alabama citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse in the past year. Approximately 68,000 (1.82%) reported past year illicit drug dependence. Approximately 21.8% had been received treatment for cocaine in 2004 alone. According to 2003-2004 NSDUH data, approximately 92,000 (2.48%) reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the last year.
When people look for help with Cocaine addiction, they are looking to solve a problem now and forever. The rates of admissions for Cocaine in 2014 were at 912 and they seem to climb every year. These numbers represent real people looking for a real, effective solution but not finding it.
People in Alabama want to live independent lives and enjoy their freedom. Living with Drug addiction can seem to rob you or a loved one of choices as more of your life centers on Cocaine. When people go to treatment, they are taught the cycle of giving up has only just begun and now they are giving up their lives to treatment rather than drugs. Neither solution is a good one. That’s why a non 12 Step approach that allows you to move permanently beyond addiction and focus on your life is such an important breakthrough option for people in Alabama.
Relapse is a serious issue and all the more so as treatment not only ignores dealing with it but instills an expectation and fear of relapse in those who go to treatment. It’s not uncommon for people to be told while in treatment to expect to be back for more treatment when they fail. In only one year in Alabama, 912 people sought treatment for Cocaine addiction and 75% or 684 people relapsed. On the one hand treatment tells you that you are the cause of relapse yet they never give you information or help to move beyond. A more effective long term solution is a non 12 Step program that not only gives you accurate information on addiction but also helps you write a solid plan for meeting the goals and dreams of your life. At Saint Jude Retreats, we start with addiction but that’s just the beginning.
If treatment doesn’t work and relapse is so prevalent, how can anyone hope to end Cocaine addiction? The answer is in seeking the original completely non 12 Step alternative that has been helping people with Cocaine and other types of addiction for over 27 years at Saint Jude Retreats. Our program has helped people to end not only addiction but the fear of relapse. People who come to Saint Jude Retreats don’t live in recovery, they live their lives. By concentrating on debunking the myths of addiction treatment with proven research and help with cognitive behavioral change, people can move beyond addiction to focus on pursuing their dreams and goals unencumbered by the fear of relapse. Let us prove to you how beautiful life can be again when relapse and recovery are fears of the past. You can write your own plan to move forward in life with the goals and passions that mean the world to you! Call Saint Jude Retreats to learn how you can end addiction for good and really start living life every day.
People from the State of Alabama call St Jude's everyday to learn more about how our Non 12 Step and Non Treatment programs differ from Cocaine treatment and rehab.
It is important to understand that relapse is not a natural part of Cocaine "recovery" because if you choose to stop using Cocaine today; there is no scientific evidence that proves you need to admit to being an alcoholic to remain sober.
You can lead a life free from any substance, but first you need to make the choice and take responsibility for your actions. This might seem hard right now, but your choices will lead to a greater and more fulfilled life. Call Today 1.888.424.2626