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Columbia, South Carolina, is home to approximately 116,278 people. It is found in Richland County and is around 85 miles outside of Charlotte and 65 miles outside of Augusta. During the 1990s, Columbia's population grew by about 19%. Today, it continues to grow, albeit at a very small rate of less than 1%. The city is, unfortunately, also home to a significant substance abuse problem. This is reflected in the fact that both property crime and violent crime levels are higher in this city than the state average. Studies have demonstrated a positive correlation between these types of crimes and substance abuse or addiction.

 

Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Columbia, SC

 

In order to understand the scope of the problem and put intervention and treatment options in place, Columbia officials have conducted a number of different studies. They found that:

 

  • White young people aged between 12 and 17 were more likely to smoke than black young people - 10.6% versus 5.1%.
  • White adults aged over 18 were more likely to smoke than black adults - 40.5% versus 27%.
  • 49.9% of young people aged between 12 and 17 believe it to be easy, or fairly easy, to access cannabis should they want some. This represents a decrease from the 55% in 2002.
  • 12.9% of young people stated that it would be easy for them to get access to heroin should they want to.
  • 13.5% of young people stated that they would find it easy to access LSD. This is a decrease from 19.4% in 2002.
  • 20.9% of young people said it would be easy to access powder cocaine. This is a decrease from 25% in 2002.
  • 22.1% of young people said that it would be easy to access crack cocaine. This is a decrease from 26.5% in 2002.
  • 23.7% of those aged over 12 admitted to binge drinking at least once in the past month. This represents a small increase from the 23.3% in 2008.

 

The Columbia Approach to Addiction

 

Columbia officials are particularly concerned with regards to the perception of young people in terms of how easy it is to access illicit substances. As a result of this, there has been a significant crack down on those who are trafficking, manufacturing, and distributing drugs. At the same time, the city authorities have attempted to decriminalize, to a certain degree, substance abuse. They have included two drug courts in the Fifth Judicial Circuit, one for adults and one for juveniles. The goal of these courts is to ensure that those who commit nonviolent offenses and have a substance abuse problem are provided with the opportunity to seek treatment through detox and rehab facilities rather than spending time in prison. This form of intervention has proven to be very successful.

 

At the same time, the city wants to increase the availability of detox and rehab facilities for those who have not been in contact with the law. By signposting to these facilities and removing financial barriers to access, it is hoped that more people will be able to get the help that they need with regards to substance abuse.

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Drug Facts


  • Ketamine has risen by over 300% in the last ten years.
  • 37% of people claim that the U.S. is losing ground in the war on prescription drug abuse.
  • Depressants are highly addictive drugs, and when chronic users or abusers stop taking them, they can experience severe withdrawal symptoms, including anxiety, insomnia and muscle tremors.
  • The majority of teens (approximately 60%) said they could easily get drugs at school as they were sold, used and kept there.
  • Used illicitly, stimulants can lead to delirium and paranoia.
  • Research suggests that misuse of prescription opioid pain medicine is a risk factor for starting heroin use.
  • Cocaine is one of the most dangerous drugs known to man.
  • 5,477 individuals were found guilty of crack cocaine-related crimes. More than 95% of these offenders had been involved in crack cocaine trafficking.
  • A biochemical abnormality in the liver forms in 80 percent of Steroid users.
  • More than9 in 10people who used heroin also used at least one other drug.
  • In 1929, chemist Gordon Alles was looking for a treatment for asthma and tested the chemical now known as Amphetamine, a main component of Adderall, on himself.
  • There were over 20,000 ecstasy-related emergency room visits in 2011
  • According to a new survey, nearly two thirds of young women in the United Kingdom admitted to binge drinking so excessively they had no memory of the night before the next morning.
  • Smoking crack cocaine can lead to sudden death by means of a heart attack or stroke right then.
  • Most people try heroin for the first time in their late teens or early 20s. Anyone can become addictedall races, genders, and ethnicities.
  • 86.4 percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime.
  • Despite 20 years of scientific evidence showing that drug treatment programs do work, the feds fail to offer enough of them to prisoners.
  • Out of all the benzodiazepine emergency room visits 78% of individuals are using other substances.
  • Adderall is linked to cases of sudden death due to heart complications.

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