The drug problem in Tennessee poses a major threat to the entire state with the continued use of cocaine and crack cocaine and the increase of methamphetamine use and abuse throughout the area. Marijuana also continues to be one of the most abused drugs in Tennessee, as well as the current increases in club drug abuse and pharmaceuticals.
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 Tennessee contact us for immediate help.
Based on previous statistics from 2004-2005, 55,000 Tennessee citizens or 3.15% of the population reported being dependent on illegal drugs or abusing illegal drugs within that one year period. This number is down from the past years report that exactly 103,000 people or 2.09% of the population of Tennessee reported drug dependence.
Another alarming fact is that recent data indicates that 92,000 Tennessee citizens reported needing drug treatment but not receiving it in 2005-2006.
There were 11,169 admissions into drug/alcohol treatment in Tennessee in 2006, and 11,733 drug rehab admissions in 2005. The year 2004, had 10,855 admissions into drug rehab in Tennessee.