North Carolina‚Äôs drug problem is alarming considering the widespread use and abuse of pharmaceutical drugs in the state. Drugs such as crack cocaine and heroin also pose a significant threat to the state, especially with the number of people in North Carolina who need, but have not received drug treatment.
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 North Carolina contact us for immediate help.
According to data from 2005-2006 approximately 217,000 people or 3.04% of North Carolina citizens reported illegal drug dependence or abuse. In the past year 145,000 or 2.02% of citizens in North Carolina reported past year illegal drug dependence.
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.
Additionally according to statistics from 2005-2006 exactly 192,000 people or 2.69% or North Carolina citizens reported needing but not receiving drug/alcohol treatment for within the past year.
However, there were 20,822 admissions to drug/alcohol rehab programs in North Carolina in 2007. This number was up from the 17,882 who went into drug treatment in 2006 but down from the 24,305 people who entered drug rehab programs in 2005.
In closing approximately 549,000 North Carolina citizens or 8% of the population over 12 years of age reported past month use of an illegal drug. This was in 2005-2006.