Population 1,770,403 Cocaine/crack cocaine in West Virginia Powder and crack cocaine are widely available in most of West Virginia cities. This makes the rate of cocaine addiction and abuse in West Virginia high. According to the 2003-2004 NSDUH approximately 113,000 (7.36%) West Virginia (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug. 39,000 (2.52%) reported use of cocaine. Additional 2003-2004 NSDUH reported 46,000 (2.95%) illicit drug dependence or abuse within the last year. Approximately 30,000 (1.93 %) reported past year illicit drug dependence. According to the NSDUH data approximately 11% West Virginia 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug. 3,000 (2.24%) reported past year use of cocaine. During 2005 Federal Agencies seized 3.8 kilograms of cocaine. During 2003, 59% of the federally sentenced defendants in West Virginia had committed a drug offense. More than 50% of the drug cases involved crack cocaine. Who attempts getting help for cocaine use? During 2005 there were 6,043 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in West Virginia. 271 (4.5%) were for abuse of cocaine, 306(5.1%) for abuse of crack cocaine. According to the NSDUH data, approximately 39,000 (2.53%) West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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 West Virginia find a solution to their problems. We are here to show you how life has so much more to offer.