In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 8,852 or 9.2% of Ohio's 61,669 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 14,431 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 232,000 or 2.46% of Ohio's citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 3.8% of high school seniors polled had tried heroin at least one time in their lives. Heroin distribution and abuse are increasing in Ohio. At the retail-level, African-American, Dominican, and Mexican criminal groups are involved in heroin distribution. Heroin is shipped into Ohio from major distribution centers such as Chicago, Detroit, New York and various cities along the Southwest border. Heroin is also transported on commercial airline flights into Ohio. Wholesalers use major Ohio cities such as Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus and Toledo as distribution centers for smaller cities in and outside the state. Gram quantities sell between $140-$250, ounce quantities at $2400-$7000, and kilogram quantities at $68,000. The average purity for heroin is 52%. The Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services data indicates the number of treatment admissions for heroin abuse increased overall from 6,878 in 2002 to 7,416 in 2003 to 8,852 in 2006.
At the Saint Jude Retreats, a solution to your substance problem is our number 1 priority. You are not diseased, and you do not need to relapse to recover. You are born with Freedom and choice. We will simply throughout a 6 week course, encourage you, guide you, and help you plan for your future, free from drugs and alcohol. The Saint Jude Program will ultimately give you back the power of choice, your freedom; Happiness is within your reach.
You have taken the time to seek help because of your "addiction" to Heroin. You might be looking at rehab centers or treatment centers in Ohio 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 Heroin 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