Population 1,037,002 Cocaine/crack use in Rhode Island Cocaine is the primary drug of choice in Rhode Island. According to the 2003-2004 data from the NSDUH approximately 98,000 (10.84%) Rhode Island citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug. 32,000 (3.52%) reported past year cocaine use. Additional 2003-2003 NSDUH results indicate that 32,000 (3.49%) Rhode Island citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. Approximately 22,000 (2.41%) reported past year illicit drug dependence. According to the NSDUH data approximately 14% Rhode Island 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug. 2,000 (1.93%) reported past year cocaine addiction and abuse in Rhode Island. Approximately 68.9 kilograms of cocaine were seized by Federal agencies in Rhode Island during 2005. Getting Help For Cocaine? During 2005 there were 12,206 admissions to alcohol/drug treatment in Rhode Island. 385 (3.2%) were for use of cocaine 1,225 (10%) for use of crack cocaine. According to 2003-2004 NSDUH data approximately 28,000 (3.06%) Rhode Island citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
Are you or a loved one struggling with Cocaine? Are you looking for a way to truly overcome Drug addiction? Are you one of the many who return to treatment over and over only to relapse? Does it seem as if you or your loved one is getting worse and not better with each admission?
Living in Rhode Island you may be wondering if there is any treatment that works for addiction. The simple answer is treatment doesn’t work. While numbers increase for Drug addiction in Rhode Island, helping someone overcome Cocaine is really about looking for a non 12 Step program as research shows this approach to be an effective long term solution.
Most people think of relapse as a slippery slope to ending sobriety. Treatment has worked hard to get that idea across because it not only places fear in people if they use again but it promotes the idea of relapse as an inevitable part of a lifetime cycle of relapse and recovery. At first glance, this seems plausible especially when you become aware that in the state of Rhode Island of the 699 people who sought treatment for Cocaine, 75% or 524 relapsed. The good news is that treatment is not the only option and a proven effective alternative exists.
While it’s clear that treatment doesn’t work from research and statistics, an effective solution is available. For over 27 years, Saint Jude Retreats has been providing an evidence based, effective completely non 12 Step approach to end addiction for people from Rhode Island and all over the nation. Saint Jude has worked with people struggling with all types of addiction, including Cocaine, to help them to move confidently beyond addiction and get back to living their life, not their recovery. Our program focuses on helping people recognize their own options, freedom of choice, and empowering them to change while they strengthen the necessary life skills and write their own self directed plan for success. If you are ready to chase your hopes and dreams instead of the next fleeting high moment and you can commit to change, Saint Jude Retreats is for you! Call Saint Jude Retreats now and learn how you can get started on a road beyond addiction today.
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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island find a solution to their problems. We are here to show you how life has so much more to offer.