Population 5,631,910 Cocaine/crack cocaine in Missouri Cocaine remains readily available throughout St. Louis and Kansas Cirty Metropolitan areas. It has been found there has been an increase in cocaine addiction abuse in Missouri. According to the 2003-2004 data from the NSDUH approximately 384,000 (8.1%) of Missouri citizens (Ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug. 123,000 (2.6%) reported past year use of cocaine. Additional 2003-2004 NSDUH results indicate that 142,000 (3.01%) Missouri citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. Approximately 88,000 (1.86%) reported past year illicit drug dependence. According to the 2003-2004 NSDUH data, approximately 11% of Missouri 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug. 10,000 (1.99%) reported past year cocaine use. In 2005 Federal agencies seized 328 kilograms of cocaine. Approximately 43.3% of the 2005 federally sentenced defendants committed drug offenses. 39.8% had involvement with cocaine. In 2004 there were 122 newborns affected by cocaine in Missouri. Some Missouri residents have tried to seek help for their cocaine use. During 2006, there were 44,119 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in Missouri. 1,102 were for use of cocaine and 7,078 for use of crack cocaine. According to 2004-2005 NSDUH data approximately 134,000 (2.83%) Missouri citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
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 Missouri 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 Missouri find a solution to their problems. We are here to show you how life has so much more to offer.