According to studies performed by the Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2003 and 2004, the total number of people ages 12 and older in the state of Illinois who used marijuana in the past year is 1,027,000. Of the 1,027,000, 156,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 409,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 462,000 were 26 and older. Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 576,000. 82,000 were ages 12 to 17, 241,000 were 18-25 and 253,000 were age 26 or older.
Marijuana use in Illinois is not the only problem Attorney General Lisa Madigan is faced with. She is faced with one of the largest uprising public health problems in their stateâ€¦synthetic marijuana. It is sending teenagers and young adults to emergency rooms and to their graves. The Poison Control Center stated that they have more hospitalizations for synthetic marijuana than gunshot wounds and car accidents combined. Last year the poison center received 85,000 calls due to synthetic marijuana or also known as K2, Mr. Nice Guy, and Mr. Smiley to just name a few. These people who take it are playing Russian roulette because they don't know if it will just make them sick, have seizures, or cause death.
Marijuana rehab and treatment centers in Illinois may have you talk to a person on the phone who cares but that person is giving you the wrong message and mindset. At a non-12 step program they coach and teach you how to always look at the positive no matter what situation you are faced with in life.
For many Marijuana addiction seems like an impossible substance to overcome because of how heavy their Marijuana use might seem. The truth is that, people do make the choice to stop using Marijuana every day, with or without treatment. You don't need to hit rock bottom to truly understand that your life can have a greater meaning. If you are seeking help for You don't need to hit rock bottom to truly understand that your life can have a greater meaning. If you are seeking help for Marijuana and or other substances in Illinois, please call St Jude's today. We Have helped thousands just like you over the last two decades and know that a better life is waiting for you free of all substances, including Marijuana.
You might be wondering how is Saint Jude's different and how we can possible help you any better or differently than Marijuana treatment centers. Please let us assure you that here at St Jude's we will not label you with a disease or make you feel like change is impossible. Only you dictate the course of your future... we are here to show you that Marijuana addiction is not the problem. Call today if you live in Illinois to learn how and why people have come to St Jude's to find the Permanent Solution to Marijuana Addictions.