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.
Over the last two decades people have called us with Cocaine problems wondering if their addiction to Cocaine was in fact a disease. The truth is that it is not. People from Mississippi as well as many other states overcome Cocaine problems every day without treatment and endless meetings.
If you want to live a life free from Cocaine addiction please call St Jude's. We have helped many people from Mississippi find a solution to their problems. We are here to show you how life has so much more to offer.