In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 330 or 1.3% of South Carolina's 24,582 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 5,267 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 89,000 or 2.6% of South Carolina' s citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Heroin is readily available in multi-gram quantities throughout South Carolina and is routinely packaged in "bindles" for distribution. Smugglers use a variety of concealment methods including express mail and land transportation to bring heroin into the state. New York, New Jersey, and Mexico are the most common sources for heroin distribution in South Carolina. Although the heroin user population has historically been a limited and stable group generally located in the inner cities, recent information indicates an increasing pattern of heroin use by a younger population in "experimental" or "party" situations.
People from the State of South Carolina call St Jude's everyday to learn more about how our Non 12 Step and Non Treatment programs differ from Heroin treatment and rehab.
It is important to understand that relapse is not a natural part of Heroin "recovery" because if you choose to stop using Heroin today; there is no scientific evidence that proves you need to admit to being an alcoholic to remain sober.
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