In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 531 or 9.4% of Vermont's 5,660 state residents admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 1,895 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 16,000 or 3.01% of Vermont's citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 4% of high school seniors polled had tried heroin at least one time in their lives. There is availability of heroin in the state in street/user level quantities. A typical heroin distributor in Vermont is a heroin user who distributes the drug in order to support his/her heroin addiction. Heroin is obtained by individuals who travel to source areas in Massachusetts and New York. The most common method of transport of heroin between Vermont and source areas is the use of automobiles.
People from the State of Vermont 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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