Kentucky‚Äôs drug problem is especially alarming with the current drug abuse risks of drugs such as cocaine, methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drugs that are some of main risks to the state. There is also a continual problem with marijuana abuse in Kentucky and the drug remains a major threat to the state as well. Club drugs such as LSD and ecstasy are also commonly abused by teenagers and young adults in Kentucky.
For those already addicted the best treatment option is a long-term, drug free program with a high success rate for permanent recovery.
The Narconon drug and alcohol rehabilitation program achieves a 70% success rate with all hardcore addictions.
If you or someone you know is struggling with a drug problem in the state of Kentucky contact us for immediate help.
The latest reported statistics (2004-2005) in Kentucky indicate that exactly 288,000 or 8% of the population of Kentucky over 12 reported the past month use of an illegal drug.
Additionally further data indicates that 101,000 people in Kentucky reported that they were dependent on an illicit drug over the last year in 2004-2005. There were 71,000 Kentucky citizens that reported drug dependence over the last year, or 2.07% of the population of Kentucky.
In 2004-2005 there were exactly 97,000 people or 2.82% of the population of Kentucky that reported needing drug rehab in the state but not receiving it.
There were, however, 23,058 admissions into drug rehab in 2006 in Kentucky. This is very close in number to the number of drug treatment admissions in 2005 which were 20,566.