New Jersey Population 8,521,427
Cocaine remains most popular drug in New Jersey and is the drug of choice for many abusers within the state. Crack remains readily available throughout the state and remains the drug of choice in many lower income communities.
According to the 2003-2004 data from the NSDUH approximately 517,000 (7%) New Jersey citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug. 145,000 (2.03%) reported past year cocaine use. Additional 2003-2003 NSDUH results indicate that 187,000 (2.61%) New Jersey citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. Approximately 128,000 (1.78%) reported past year illicit drug dependence.
According to the NSDUH data approximately 10% New Jersey 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug. 12,000 (1.64%) reported past year cocaine use. Approximately 2,000 kilograms of cocaine were seized by Federal agencies in New Jersey during 2006.
During 2006 there were 54,778 admissions to alcohol/drug treatment in New Jersey. 2,507 (4.6%) were for use of cocaine 3,791 (6.9%) for use of crack cocaine. According to 2004-2005 NSDUH data approximately 161,000 (2.25%) New Jersey citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
People from the State of New Jersey call St Jude's everyday to learn more about how our Non 12 Step and Non Treatment programs differ from Cocaine treatment and rehab.
It is important to understand that relapse is not a natural part of Cocaine "recovery" because if you choose to stop using Cocaine today; there is no scientific evidence that proves you need to admit to being an alcoholic to remain sober.
You can lead a life free from any substance, but first you need to make the choice and take responsibility for your actions. This might seem hard right now, but your choices will lead to a greater and more fulfilled life. Call Today 1.888.424.2626