St. Clair County may be just across the stateline from St. Louis, MO, but true-blue St. Louisans will recognize the need to seek help for substance abuse. A 2013 city-wide report showed decreasing numbers of addiction to various substances but a nagging problem with busting meth labs. If you’re a private individual or a public official who’s mustered the courage to seek help, professional drug rehab centers in Missouri like the Midwest Institute for Addiction are willing to guide you on the right path.
Cook resigned and was arrested in May, 2013. The former public defender later pleaded guilty to one count each of misdemeanor heroin possession and felony drug use while possessing a firearm. He previously admitted using heroin and cocaine, but sentencing guidelines could not estimate the actual amount of heroin, cocaine, and prescription medicine he used.