Heroin is a serious problem in Utah. Mexican brown and black tar heroin are available throughout the state with multi-ounce and larger quantities distributed in major cities. Mexico and Southern California are the source areas for multi-ounce and pound quantities of heroin. Mexican organizations trafficking in heroin also distribute cocaine and methamphetamine. Street-level distribution organizations are typically run by a dispatcher who directs runners to deliver to customers in public areas such as parking lots. Prices and purity levels for gram-level heroin purchases in Utah have remained relatively stable in the last two years. In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 8.47% of Utah 19,943 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 3.6% state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 46,000 or 2.86% of Utah citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 2.9% of high school seniors polled had tried heroin at least one time in the past year.
People from the State of Utah 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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