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)
If you or a loved one are living with Alcohol addiction, you already know you’re not alone. Searching for the right solution can be difficult and discouraging. So many people seem to need help and often they return again and again to treatment. If treatment works, why are people getting worse instead of better? The answer is treatment doesn’t work but luckily there is a truly effective way to end addiction- Non 12 Step.
If you’re looking for Alcohol addiction treatment in Alaska, you are probably aware of the growing problem. Most people choosing a traditional treatment path will follow the cycle of relapse and return to treatment over and over again in their lifetime.
Most people think of relapse as a slippery slope to ending sobriety. Treatment has worked hard to get that idea across because it not only places fear in people if they use again but it promotes the idea of relapse as an inevitable part of a lifetime cycle of relapse and recovery. At first glance, this seems plausible especially when you become aware that in the state of Alaska of the 2,174 people who sought treatment for Alcohol, 56.1% or 1,220 relapsed. The good news is that treatment is not the only option and a proven effective alternative exists.
When Alcohol addiction, relapse, and recovery seem to rob your life of meaning and hope, there is an effective alternative—the original and completely non 12 Step program at Saint Jude Retreats. Rather than focusing on your recovery, we help you focus on your life beyond addiction so you can leave fear, worry, and shame in your past. It’s time to let go of addiction and learn to live life again on your own terms with an approach based on decades of research on addiction and cognitive behavioral change. You will unlearn the myths promoted about addiction and recovery as you embrace your true power to change and grow. You’ll also build a personalized concrete life plan to pursue the dreams and goals that matter in your life. As you invest in a new purpose filled life, your ability to move beyond addiction will become easier and your fear of relapse can finally disappear. Let us help you find the life you left behind and walk fearlessly into a bright future. Call Saint Jude Retreats today and let us show you how
Over the last two decades people have called us with Alcohol problems wondering if their addiction to Alcohol was in fact a disease. The truth is that it is not. People from Alaska as well as many other states overcome Alcohol problems every day without treatment and endless meetings.
If you want to live a life free from Alcohol addiction please call St Jude's. We have helped many people from Alaska find a solution to their problems. We are here to show you how life has so much more to offer.