The drug problem in Virginia definitely indicates a need for effective drug treatment in the state. Currently the use of cocaine, both powder and crack is prevalent and is connected with considerable violence throughout the state. Heroin is of use throughout Virginia in pockets in the state and marijuana is still the most widely abuse drug throughout. Virginia also has one of the highest statistics for methamphetamine abuse and meth has become a drug of choice in nightclubs throughout the state.
The abuse of pharmaceutical drugs also poses a threat to Virginia currently.
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 Virginia contact us for immediate help.
If you or someone you know is struggling with a drug problem in the state of Virginia contact us for immediate help as recent data indicates that there are more than 115,000 people in the state that currently struggle with drug dependence. In addition, more than 168,000 people reported illicit drug abuse or dependence over the last year.
The latest statistics (2004-2005) also indicate that 411,000 people in Virginia reported using an illegal drug over the last month. However out of these people in 2006 there were only 35,197 people to were admitted into drug treatment. In 2005 there were 36,878 admissions and in 2004 there were 57,425 admissions into drug rehab.
Additionally 136,000 people in Virginia reported needing drug treatment but not receiving it. This was in 2004-2005.