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 New Mexico who used marijuana in the past year is 186,000. Of the 186,000, 34,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 71,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 81,000 were 26 and older. Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 358,000. 53,000 were ages 12 to 17, 142,000 were 18-25 and 164,000 were age 26 or older.
Natural marijuana is no longer the big threat in New Mexico, it has become synthetic marijuana or most popularly known as Spice, Texas Tea, K2, Mystic Monkey, and Route 69. Users can either drink like tea or smoke it and usually runs at about $20 a gram and is the size of a sugar packet. In June of 2012, law enforcement seized over 4,000 packets of Spice from a local business owner and was charged. Governor Susana Martinez passed a bill and now made New Mexico the 16th state that has banned synthetic marijuana.
To those who are searching for a marijuana rehab and treatment center in New Mexico, just know that there are non-12 step programs, cognitive behavioral education programs and non-treatment programs to choose from. In these programs you will NOT be in a room with numerous people, taking replacement meds to ease your withdrawal symptoms and labeled as an addict. The instructors at these programs will show you that you are not an addict and will give you the tools that you need so you can accomplish the positive change you want in your 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 New Mexico, 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 New Mexico to learn how and why people have come to St Jude's to find the Permanent Solution to Marijuana Addictions.