With one of the highest and only verified abstinence rates in the world, the Saint Jude Program has been helping alcohol users overcome their addictions for good. Unlike other Alcohol Rehabs in Alaska, we track our success after guests leave our retreats. Most other rehab centers do not partake in extensive research like the Saint Jude Program does. Our success rate is around 63%, other centers who claim to have 85% or more are simply fabricating facts. Read our Testimonial Page to find out about our guests' success stories.
In a recent study performed by the Substance Abuse and Health Services Association (2004), the State of Alaska shows an estimated 17,000 individuals with an alcohol dependency of some short in the last year. Accordingly and as stated on this survey there were 35,000 people who needing help with Alcohol Abuse, they did not receive any kind of help. On another survey completed by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health of (2003), there is a highly risk factor of having five or more drinks biweekly. On the other hand and as an important piece of information this survey reflects that, teenage usage of Alcohol on teenager with of an age between 12-17 did consume Alcohol in the past month, 11% of the teenage population.
In contrast and according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in the year of 2002 there were 413 deaths caused by drunk drivers. Outrageously 40% of all accidents in the State of Alaska had as a common denominator Alcohol.
DID YOU KNOW? Among the 5.3 million convicted offenders under the jurisdiction of corrections agencies in 1996, nearly 2 million, or about 36 percent, were estimated to have been drinking at the time of the offense. The vast majority, about 1.5 million, of these alcohol-involved offenders were sentenced to supervision in the community: 1.3 million on probation and more than 200,000 on parole. (About.com)
You have taken the time to seek help because of your "addiction" to Alcohol. You might be looking at rehab centers or treatment centers in Alaska and wonder what the best option for you is. Even if you do not choose St Jude's as your program, at least let us tell you one thing. You and only you can make change possible. You are not diseased, and your current circumstances do not need to dictate the course of your life from this moment forward. When you can call a Alcohol treatment center you will most likely talk to a caring person, but with the wrong message, being that addiction is a disease. Remember that no matter what you decide... you can change