In the state of Kentucky, according to a 2009 survey, there are about 34,000 drug addicts and their ages range between 18 and 25. There are also 17,000 users between 12 and 17 and 44,000 users over the age of 25. The most commonly used drug is marijuana, with approximately 202,000 people addicted to it. Mostly the drug is grown locally, in the national forest areas of the state. It is, in fact, one of the biggest cash crops in Kentucky. The other drugs that are used in the state are cocaine (at over 33,000 people using the drug) and heroin (with almost 2,000 users). Cocaine can be found almost anywhere in the state and is sold in pretty much any location: for example house; bars; and nightclubs. Meth usage in the state surpasses the national average of 9.1%, at 12.7%. And that is just among the teenaged users. The drug is sold everywhere in Kentucky.
The state of Kentucky has quite a few drug rehab facilities. They are all over the state and for every age group. If you or someone you know is suffering from an addiction to drugs, there is help. You can find the information on our website in a comprehensive directory.