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.
Over the last two decades people have called us with Heroin problems wondering if their addiction to Heroin was in fact a disease. The truth is that it is not. People from Vermont as well as many other states overcome Heroin problems every day without treatment and endless meetings.
If you want to live a life free from Heroin addiction please call St Jude's. We have helped many people from Vermont find a solution to their problems. We are here to show you how life has so much more to offer.