Population 4,380,886 Cocaine/crack cocaine in Louisiana The wide spread availability of powdered cocaine and the distribution and abuse of crack cocaine are primary illicit drug threat in Louisiana. For this reason law officers have been trying to fight against the increasing cocaine addiction and abuse in Louisana. According to the 2003-2004 data from the NSDUH approximately 278,000 (7.66%) of Louisiana citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug. 90,000 (2.47%) reported past year use of cocaine. Additional 2003-2004 NSDUH results indicate that 121,000 (3.32%) Louisiana's citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. Approximately 83,000 (2.29%) reported past year illicit drug dependence. According to the 2003-2004 NSDUH data, approximately 10.08% of Kansas 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug. 6,000 (1.37%) reported past year cocaine use. In 2005 Federal agencies seized 246 kilograms of cocaine. Approximately 38.6%, 2003 federally sentenced defendants, committed drug offenses. Approximately 42% of the drug cases involved crack cocaine. Who attempts getting help? During 2005, there were 24,608 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in Louisiana. 1,534 were for use of cocaine and 4,878 for use of crack cocaine. According to the NSDUH data approximately 113,000 (3.12%) Louisiana citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
You might have come to this page because you or someone close to you is struggling with Cocaine Addiction. Maybe Cocaine is not the only substance they are choosing to use and the combination of them is causing great pain to you or to your immediate loved ones. Please understand that there is a better life waiting for you. You may have attended a Treatment Center for Cocaine in Louisiana and are still have difficulties leaving this life style behind. Please know that we understand. St. Jude's has been helping people in this situation for over two decades and we have created a model that will give you the freedom to choose which path you want to take. The responsibility lies within you, you are not dependent on Cocaine to lead a happy life, but in your ability to take responsibility of your own actions.
So if you are seeking a Cocaine Rehab or Treatment in Louisiana please call St. Jude's to learn how our Alternative Programs can give you an opportunity to create lasting change.