Population 2,785,493 Cocaine/crack use in Mississippi Cocaine, particularly crack, is considered to be Mississippi's biggest drug threat. According to the 2003-2003 NSDUH results indicate that 1.84% Mississippi citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. Approximately 5.2% of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders in Mississippi reported cocaine use in their life time. In 2004 Federal agencies seized 268.6 kilograms of cocaine. During 2003, 43.9% of the federally charged defendants in Mississippi had committed a drug offense. Approximately 41% (107) of the drug offenses involve crack cocaine. Many are sent to drug rehab for cocaine addiction and abuse in Mississippi. Who Has Received Help? During 2003 there were 9,140 admissions to alcohol/drug treatment in Mississippi. 1,691 (18.5%) were for use of crack cocaine 505 (5.5%) were for use of cocaine.
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 Mississippi 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