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Hampton, VA, has recently been designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). When a city receives this designation, it is entitled to increased resources, as well as information sharing between different law enforcement agencies, in order to combat the problem.


Unfortunately, Hampton is known to be a location for distribution, important, manufacturing, and production of various illegal substances. These include marijuana, cocaine, and heroin. Heroin and crack cocaine are particularly worrisome because they have caused numerous deaths. To provide a solution to such problems, HIDTA funds will be used to create intervention systems to give affected people easier access to detox and rehab treatment, and also to prevent substance abuse in the first place.


Issues to Be Addressed with HIDTA Funding


Hampton faces similar drug and alcohol problems as other parts of the country. These include alcohol abuse being a precursor for illicit drug use, easy access to illegal substances, and prescription painkiller abuse. And, as in other parts of the country, efforts are being made to combat "pill mills", which have unfortunately resulted in more people turning to heroin, which is easier to get and cheaper than other drugs.


Hampton is also home to three more particular problems that need to be addressed. These are:


  1. Alcohol and drug abuse among teens and young people.
  2. Alcohol and drug abuse among veterans.
  3. Alcohol and drug abuse among those who are incarcerated.


To address these issues, Hampton is putting in place a number of community initiatives to educate people about the risks and dangers of substance abuse. It is hoped that these will prevent problems in the future. Additionally, there has been significant investment in treatment centers. Inpatient and outpatient treatment facilities both exist, where people can access both detox and rehab facilities.


Uniquely, Hampton believes that detox should last between two and three weeks, rather than the more standard seven days approach seen in many other treatment facilities. In so doing, they help people to stabilize not just physically, but also mentally to some degree. Hampton also recommends that people choose to have inpatient treatment, which should last not the commonly seen 28 days, but rather three to six months, depending on the severity of the problem.


Drug Courts in Hampton, VA


The concept of "drug courts" has also been implemented in Hampton. This means that people are given the opportunity to seek treatment rather than be sent to jail. In so doing, the criminal justice system is attempting to reduce the impact on society caused by the criminal behavior of substance abusers, while at the same time giving them the opportunity to beat their addiction and become productive members of society. Interestingly, and this shows the particular problems that Hampton is facing, the first "graduate" from a drug court program was a veteran.


Hampton is making significant efforts towards improving the situation and to reduce the levels of drug and alcohol abuse in the city. People are encouraged to seek help, either for themselves or for a loved one, and the approach is to offer treatment, rather than impose punishment.

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Drug Facts

  • Selling and sharing prescription drugs is not legal.
  • 7.5 million have used cocaine at least once in their life, 3.5 million in the last year and 1.5 million in the past month.
  • Alcohol affects the central nervous system, thereby controlling all bodily functions.
  • Over 30 Million people have admitted to abusing a cannabis-based product within the last year.
  • The coca leaf is mainly located in South America and its consumption has dated back to 3000 BC.
  • In 1898 a German chemical company launched a new medicine called Heroin'
  • 30% of emergency room admissions from prescription abuse involve opiate-based substances.
  • The duration of cocaine's effects depends on the route of administration.
  • Opiates are medicines made from opium, which occurs naturally in poppy plants.
  • There is holistic rehab, or natural, as opposed to traditional programs which may use drugs to treat addiction.
  • Meth can damage blood vessels in the brain, causing strokes.
  • The most commonly abused opioid painkillers include oxycodone, hydrocodone, meperidine, hydromorphone and propoxyphene.
  • Colombia's drug trade is worth US$10 billion. That's one-quarter as much as the country's legal exports.
  • Approximately 500,000 individuals annually abuse prescription medications for their first time.
  • Synthetic drug stimulants, also known as cathinones, mimic the effects of ecstasy or MDMA. Bath salts and Molly are examples of synthetic cathinones.
  • In 2010, around 13 million people have abused methamphetamines in their life and approximately 350,000 people were regular users. This number increased by over 80,000 the following year.
  • In 2013, more high school seniors regularly used marijuana than cigarettes as 22.7% smoked pot in the last month, compared to 16.3% who smoked cigarettes.
  • 300 tons of barbiturates are produced legally in the U.S. every year.
  • The drug was outlawed as a part of the U.S. Drug Abuse and Regulation Control Act of 1970.

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