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.
Relapse is a serious issue and all the more so as treatment not only ignores dealing with it but instills an expectation and fear of relapse in those who go to treatment. It’s not uncommon for people to be told while in treatment to expect to be back for more treatment when they fail. In only one year in Alaska, 2,174 people sought treatment for Alcohol addiction and 56.1% or 1,220 people relapsed. On the one hand treatment tells you that you are the cause of relapse yet they never give you information or help to move beyond. A more effective long term solution is a non 12 Step program that not only gives you accurate information on addiction but also helps you write a solid plan for meeting the goals and dreams of your life. At Saint Jude Retreats, we start with addiction but that’s just the beginning.
Relapse can seem scary if you don’t know what to do next. Instead of returning to treatment that didn’t work before, many people in Alaska look to Saint Jude Retreats for help with Alcohol addiction. The reason is clear. With over 27 years of research and experience, Saint Jude Retreats offers a proven effective completely non 12 Step alternative to treatment and the fear of relapse. Saint Jude’s program is self-directed so your plan fits your goals and passions ensuring you are really invested in the outcome because you wrote it. Treatment programs give you a cookie cutter plan written by someone else who focuses on abstinence and not what happens after—the rest of your life! If you see addiction as a problem to overcome and not your identity, it’s time to come to Saint Jude Retreats. If you have believed that you can’t change, let us help you prove to yourself that you do have power to change. Our program focuses on cognitive behavioral change to help open up your world of options and make life worth living, not enduring. Come find out what a life beyond addiction, relapse, and recovery can look like for you. Call Saint Jude Retreats and let us help you start your new life now.
People from the State of Alaska call St Jude's everyday to learn more about how our Non 12 Step and Non Treatment programs differ from Alcohol treatment and rehab.
It is important to understand that relapse is not a natural part of Alcohol "recovery" because if you choose to stop using Alcohol today; there is no scientific evidence that proves you need to admit to being an alcoholic to remain sober.
You can lead a life free from any substance, but first you need to make the choice and take responsibility for your actions. This might seem hard right now, but your choices will lead to a greater and more fulfilled life. Call Today 1.888.424.2626