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.
Finding help for Cocaine addiction can seem overwhelming. Especially if you or a loved one has been to treatment before. You may have been told you will have to live in a cycle of relapse and recovery for the rest of your life. That’s simply not true! There is a solution to the treatment cycle-the non 12 Step solution.
When you live in Alabama, finding the right Drug addiction treatment can seem difficult. You know you want a program that works and will last. You know you don’t want to end up in a cycle of relapse and return.
Relapse is often spoken of an absolute certainty when discussing Cocaine addiction. Unfortunately, most people who attend treatment not only are taught this but expect to experience it and it can then be a self fulfilling prophecy! Treatment promotes the idea of relapse because treatment doesn’t work. In Alabama alone, of the 912 people who look for help with Cocaine addiction and go to treatment, 75% or 684 relapse. When you tell someone to expect what you have just given them to fail and then teach them it is their fault when it does, you have a return customer. Treatment focuses on abstinence and fear rather than helping people to recognize their own power to help themselves and move beyond addiction. Of course treatment fails but it is important to remember that doesn’t mean you or a loved one fails if relapse occurs. Instead it is time to look for a proven effective alternative that can work for long term success.
Saint Jude Retreats is a completely non 12 Step solution that really works! When most people in Alabama think of ending addiction, they don’t want to sign on for a lifetime of treatment but they have been told that is the only way. Saint Jude’s Non 12 Step is the solution because it ends the cycle of relapse and helps people move confidently forward in life beyond addiction. By focusing on freedom of choice, personal responsibility, empowerment, and building a concrete plan for pursuing real fulfillment, Saint Jude Retreats can help you or a loved one with an effective self-directed approach. Isn’t it time you or your loved one ended their cycle of pain and stopped throwing precious time and money away on treatment that doesn’t work? Call Saint Jude Retreats today for the only truly non 12 Step solution to relapse.
You have taken the time to seek help because of your "addiction" to Cocaine. You might be looking at rehab centers or treatment centers in Alabama and wonder what the best option for you is. Even if you do not choose St Jude's as your program, at least let us tell you one thing. You and only you can make change possible. You are not diseased, and your current circumstances do not need to dictate the course of your life from this moment forward. When you can call a Cocaine treatment center you will most likely talk to a caring person, but with the wrong message, being that addiction is a disease. Remember that no matter what you decide... you can change