In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 18 or 0.4% of Wyoming's 4,976 state residents admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 1,192 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 11,000 or 2.63% of Wyoming'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. While it does not present a significant law enforcement problem in Wyoming, Mexican heroin is available. Most heroin found in Wyoming comes from sources in Utah.
The Saint Jude Program is an example of program that uses the freedom model. Making the decision to go to a residential drug rehab center is not easy. It can be helpful to involve family or other loved ones in this decision to ensure the best program is chosen for the individual. The program chosen should correspond with an individual's values, thoughts, and general common sense. A person should feel comfortable with the program and all it has to offer.
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 Wyoming 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 Wyoming find a solution to their problems. We are here to show you how life has so much more to offer.