In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 16 or 0.2% of Tennessee's 7,378 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 1,267 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 125,000 or 2.56% of Tennessee' s citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 0.4% of high school seniors polled had tried heroin at least one time in the past year. Heroin use in Tennessee is limited to a very small number of long-time users. The heroin trafficking situation has been very stable in the state for the past six years, though an increase in heroin availability and highway interdiction was reported recently. In addition, no great change in the demand for the drug is indicated by other factors in Tennessee. Texas and New York are the main sources of Mexican Black Tar and Southeast Asian heroin in Tennessee.
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 Tennessee 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