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.
Living in Alaska you know the available options for help with Alcohol are overwhelmingly treatment based. Since research shows treatment is not the most effective short or long term issue for Alcohol addiction, it’s time to look beyond treatment and starting thinking about leaving addiction and the fear of relapse behind. Relapse is key to understand so you don’t make the mistake so many people in Alaska do and keep on the treatment treadmill without results.
What isn’t counted in the rates of Alcohol addiction are how many of these admissions are people who relapse and return to treatment. Unfortunately, most people choosing traditional treatment will follow a cycle of relapse and return to treatment over and over again in their lifetime. Relapse rates for Alcohol addiction are 56.1% or 1,220 real people who are on the treatment treadmill. Research shows clearly that treatment doesn’t work. If treatment doesn’t work, what can you or a loved one do to end the cycle of relapse for Alcohol addiction?
While it’s clear that treatment doesn’t work from research and statistics, an effective solution is available. For over 27 years, Saint Jude Retreats has been providing an evidence based, effective completely non 12 Step approach to end addiction for people from Alaska and all over the nation. Saint Jude has worked with people struggling with all types of addiction, including Alcohol, to help them to move confidently beyond addiction and get back to living their life, not their recovery. Our program focuses on helping people recognize their own options, freedom of choice, and empowering them to change while they strengthen the necessary life skills and write their own self directed plan for success. If you are ready to chase your hopes and dreams instead of the next fleeting high moment and you can commit to change, Saint Jude Retreats is for you! Call Saint Jude Retreats now and learn how you can get started on a road beyond addiction today.
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