Population 12,390,521 Cocaine/crack cocaine in Illinois The Primary drug threat in Northern and central U.S. district and in urban areas in the southern district of Illinois is the availability, distribution and abuse of powder cocaine and crack cocaine. According to the 2003-2004 data from National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) approximately 788,000 (7.62%) of Illinois citizens (12yrs+) reported past month use of illicit drugs. Additionally in 2003-2004 NSDUH results indicated that 300,000 (2.9%) of Illinois citizens reported illicit drug dependency or abuse in the last year. 253,000 (2.44%) Citizens 12yrs+ reported past year cocaine use. Included in that figure are 16,000 (1.43%) Illinois citizens from ages 12 to 17 years old have reported drug use in the last year. In 2005, 2,623.2 kilograms of cocaine was seized by Federal Agencies. In 2003 41.4% of Federal sentenced defendants in Illinois had also committed a drug offense. Approximately 34.9% of the drug cases involved cocaine. Research found that in 2003, 256 (31.2%) of Federal drug cases in Illinois had involvement with crack cocaine. 286(34.9) had involvement with powder cocaine. Some people have attempted to get help for cocaine addiction abuse in drug rehabs in Illinois. In 2004 76,239 Illinois citizens went to some type of treatment. 12,727 (16.7%) went for crack cocaine use. 2,648(3.5%) went for powder cocaine use. According to the 2003-2004 NSDUH data, approximately 271,000(2.62%) Illinois citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
Many Illinois Cocaine treatment centers will make you believe that the only solution to your problems is in fact Cocaine treatment. This is not true. People overcome Cocaine every day without treatment and without addiction professionals dictating how their lives should be lived.
At Saint Jude's We have developed a program that is based on more than two decades of research. This research proves that people have the inner ability to change their thinking and actions accordingly... this means that people can, just with the power of choice, change their behaviors permanently.
If you are in Illinois and currently seeking a rehab or treatment center for Cocaine, please Call St Jude's to learn how you can change your life forever without demeaning labels and endless meetings