In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 3,391 or 27.8% of Rhode Island's 2,735 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 13,904 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 28,000 or 3.06% of Rhode Island' s citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 3.5% of high school seniors polled had tried heroin at least one time in the past year. Heroin is widely available in Rhode Island and can be purchased in nearly every town and city. Heroin is available in Rhode Island at very high purity levels. Most of the heroin in Rhode Island is Colombian heroin, however in 2007 the Providence Resident Office seized black tar heroin for the first time. Rhode Island has also seen an increase in heroin overdoses. This is because some heroin distributors are mixing fentanyl with heroin making it much more potent. Dominican, Colombian, and Puerto Rican traffickers continue to dominate the heroin trafficking market in Rhode Island. The Dominican Traffickers network the most among the various ethnic groups and they control the street level distribution of heroin. Heroin is typically transported by courier to Providence via airplane, train, and automobile for distribution. Heroin is sold at the retail level in bags, bundles, browns, and bricks. Kilogram quantities of heroin are available in Rhode Island.
For many Heroin addiction seems like an impossible substance to overcome because of how heavy their Heroin use might seem. The truth is that, people do make the choice to stop using Heroin every day, with or without treatment. You don't need to hit rock bottom to truly understand that your life can have a greater meaning. If you are seeking help for You don't need to hit rock bottom to truly understand that your life can have a greater meaning. If you are seeking help for Heroin and or other substances in Rhode Island, please call St Jude's today. We Have helped thousands just like you over the last two decades and know that a better life is waiting for you free of all substances, including Heroin.
You might be wondering how is Saint Jude's different and how we can possible help you any better or differently than Heroin treatment centers. Please let us assure you that here at St Jude's we will not label you with a disease or make you feel like change is impossible. Only you dictate the course of your future... we are here to show you that Heroin addiction is not the problem. Call today if you live in Rhode Island to learn how and why people have come to St Jude's to find the Permanent Solution to Heroin Addictions.