Population 8,581,489 Cocaine/crack use in Georgia Cocaine and crack cocaine continue to be among the most widely available drugs throughout Georgia. Bulk quantities of powder cocaine are usually transported into the state and then converted into crack cocaine by local wholesalers. Many people who believe they suffer from cocaine addiction abuse seek drug rehabs in Georgia, although they have little to no success at helping them stop permanently. According to the 2003-2004 data from the NSDUH approximately 560,000 (8%) Georgia citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug. 156,000 (2.22%) reported past year cocaine use. Additional 2003-2003 NSDUH results indicate that 197,000 (2.82%) Georgia citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. Approximately 125,000 (1.78%) reported past year illicit drug dependence. According to the NSDUH data approximately 72,000 (9.5%) Georgia 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug. 11,000 (1.43%) reported past year cocaine use. Approximately 33.3% of the high school students reported being offered, sold, or given an illegal drug on school property within the past year. 7.1% high school students have used cocaine, 3.1% reported current cocaine use. In 2005 2,026.5 kilograms of cocaine were seized by federal agencies. During 2003, 33.4% of the federally sentenced defendants in Georgia had committed a drug offense. Approximately 32% of the drug offenses involved crack cocaine. How Many Have Received Help For Cocaine Use? According to the NSDUH data, approximately 175,000 (2.5%) reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year. During 2004, there were 31,233 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in Georgia.
The numbers keep growing every day for addiction to Cocaine. You read it in the newspapers and see it on TV. Politicians keep talking about getting more money for treatment. The question is if treatment worked for Drug addiction, wouldn’t the number of people addicted to Cocaine be going down?
It’s true that people in Georgia value their independence and freedom. If you or a loved one live with Drug addiction, you know how Cocaine can seem to rob you of your freedom and life choices. Choosing treatment can feel like your only options are to be a prisoner to the drug or to the treatment program. Finally, people in Georgia have another, more effective option that restores freedom without fear of relapse and without having to dedicate yourself to working a program-the non 12 Step program at Saint Jude Retreats. You can finally get beyond not only addiction but also the lifelong fear of relapse promoted by treatment.
Most people think of relapse as a slippery slope to ending sobriety. Treatment has worked hard to get that idea across because it not only places fear in people if they use again but it promotes the idea of relapse as an inevitable part of a lifetime cycle of relapse and recovery. At first glance, this seems plausible especially when you become aware that in the state of Georgia of the 4,700 people who sought treatment for Cocaine, 75% or 3,525 relapsed. The good news is that treatment is not the only option and a proven effective alternative exists.
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.
For many Cocaine addiction seems like an impossible substance to overcome because of how heavy their Cocaine use might seem. The truth is that, people do make the choice to stop using Cocaine every day, with or without treatment. You don't need to hit rock bottom to truly understand that your life can have a greater meaning. If you are seeking help for You don't need to hit rock bottom to truly understand that your life can have a greater meaning. If you are seeking help for Cocaine and or other substances in Georgia, please call St Jude's today. We Have helped thousands just like you over the last two decades and know that a better life is waiting for you free of all substances, including Cocaine.
You might be wondering how is Saint Jude's different and how we can possible help you any better or differently than Cocaine treatment centers. Please let us assure you that here at St Jude's we will not label you with a disease or make you feel like change is impossible. Only you dictate the course of your future... we are here to show you that Cocaine addiction is not the problem. Call today if you live in Georgia to learn how and why people have come to St Jude's to find the Permanent Solution to Cocaine Addictions.