In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 656 or 2.9% of Wisconsin's 22,823 state residents admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 4,796 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 122,000 or 2.86% of Wisconsin's citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 2.4% of high school seniors polled had tried heroin at least one time in their lives. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office records show that heroin abuse has stabilized in Wisconsin over the past few years. Most heroin use is concentrated in the Milwaukee and Racine areas. Rising levels of purity give users the option of snorting the drug rather than injecting, an option that may appeal to younger users. West African traffickers are the sources of Southwest Asian heroin available in Milwaukee, while South American heroin is distributed primarily by Dominican traffickers. The availability of brown heroin remains low, and black tar heroin is rare in Milwaukee.
The Saint Jude Program is an example of a residential drug rehab program. This program is a six week social-educational program using a non twelve step approach. The program provides the beneficial structure for the individual while teaching choice to the individual as they prepare for a life free from substance abuse. When looking for a drug rehab it is important to educate yourself about the differences each program has to offer. Be aware of your individual needs or concerns, make a call, ask lots of questions and choose the best option for you or your loved one and begin the life free from substance abuse.
You might have come to this page because you or someone close to you is struggling with Heroin Addiction. Maybe Heroin is not the only substance they are choosing to use and the combination of them is causing great pain to you or to your immediate loved ones. Please understand that there is a better life waiting for you. You may have attended a Treatment Center for Heroin in Wisconsin and are still have difficulties leaving this life style behind. Please know that we understand. St. Jude's has been helping people in this situation for over two decades and we have created a model that will give you the freedom to choose which path you want to take. The responsibility lies within you, you are not dependent on Heroin to lead a happy life, but in your ability to take responsibility of your own actions.
So if you are seeking a Heroin Rehab or Treatment in Wisconsin please call St. Jude's to learn how our Alternative Programs can give you an opportunity to create lasting change.