Powder Cocaine is widely available throughout all part of South Dakota. While the availability of crack cocaine is increasing in eastern South Dakota, abuse is still limited in western sections of the state. According to the NSDUH approximately 40,000 (7%) South Dakota (ages 12 or older reported past month use of an illicit drug. 12,000 (1.87%) reported use of cocaine. Additional 2003-2004 NSDUH reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the last year. Approximately 11,000 (1.68%) reported past year illicit drug dependence.
According to the NSDUH data approximately 10% South Dakota 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug. 1,000 (1.82%) High school students reported lifetime cocaine use.During 2005 Federal Agencies seized 15.2 kilograms of cocaine. During 2003 39.8% Federally-sentences defendants in South Dakota had committed a drug offense. Approximately 31.6% federally sentenced defendants of South Dakota had committed drug offenses.11.8% of the drug cases involved crack/powder cocaine.
During 2005 there were 13,360 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in South Dakota. 121 (0.9%) were for abuse of cocaine, 83 (0.6%) for abuse of crack cocaine. According to the NSDUH data approximately 14,000 (2.23%) South Dakota citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
People from the State of South Dakota 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.
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