Population 1,887,200 Cocaine/crack use in New Mexico Authorities in New Mexico consistently rate cocaine as their number one drug problem, especially crack cocaine, which is available throughout the state. According to the 2003-2004 data from the NSDUH approximately 173,000 (7%) New Mexico citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug. 48,000 (3.14%) reported past year cocaine use. Additional 2003-2003 NSDUH results indicate that 57,000 (3.71%) New Mexico citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. Approximately 36,000 (2.34%) reported past year illicit drug dependence. New Mexico cocaine addiction and abuseseems to continue to rise. According to the NSDUH data approximately 16.22% New Mexico 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug. 5,000 (2.77%) reported past year cocaine use. Approximately 398.5 kilograms of cocaine were seized by Federal agencies in New Mexico during 2005. Who attempts getting help in New Mexico? During 2004 there were 5,487 admissions to alcohol/drug treatment in New Mexico. 152 (2.8%) were for use of cocaine 172 (3.1%) for use of crack cocaine. According to 2003-2004 NSDUH data approximately 53,000 (3.43%) New Mexico citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
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 New Mexico 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