Population 3,389,483 Cocaine/crack cocaine in Connecticut Cocaine is widely abused in Connecticut, with crack being preferred over powder. According to the NSDUH approximately 247,000 (8.54%) Connecticut citizens (ages 12 or older reported past month use of an illicit drug. 65,000 (2.24%) reported use of cocaine. Additional 2003-2004 NSDUH reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the last year. Approximately 56,000 (1.93%) reported past year illicit drug dependence. According to the NSDUH data approximately 35,000 (11.69%) Connecticut 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug. 7.8% High school students reported lifetime cocaine use. During 2005 the DEA made 404-drug arrest in Connecticut. Also in 2005 Federal Agencies seized 51.9 kilograms of cocaine. During 2003 39.8% Federally-sentences defendants in Connecticut had committed a drug offense. Approximately 58% of the drug cases involved crack cocaine. How Many People Have Recieved Help For A Cocaine Addiction In CT? During 2004 there were 48,218 admissions to cocaine addiction abuse rehabs in Connecticut. 5,695 (11.8%) were for abuse of cocaine. According to the NSDUH data approximately 79,000 (2.74%) Connecticut citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
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 Connecticut 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