First and foremost the Saint Jude Retreats are an alternative to the conventional Alcohol Rehab center that means we do not teach the disease concept of addiction, we do not tell our guests they should feel guilty for their problems, and most importantly we do not tell people they will be in recovery for the rest of their lives.
Principles of Neuroplasticity suggest that the brain is not a fixed organ, but it evolves and changes based on thoughts and positive motivation. Here lies the simple truth about addiction. People do not want to deal with withdrawals symptoms, people in essence do not want to feel bad or sick. Drinking, and or drugging alleviate a surrounding problem, which the individual might be exposed to. That could be lost of a job, problems at work, and problems at the house hold, and unhappiness with life in general, etc...
By feeding negative thoughts to your brain, your behaviors, and your life becomes a constant negative and unhappy place to be at.
Did You Know?
According to a recent research performed by the Substance Abuse and Health Services Association, in the State of West Virginia for the year 2004 there were 48,000 individuals with an Alcohol Dependency, in the state of West Virginia , surprisingly needing but not receiving treatment for Alcohol Use the number only raises to 106,000 alcohol abusers. This number represents 0.609% of the total population with an Alcohol dependency abuse problem in the United States.
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 West Virginia 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 West Virginia find a solution to their problems. We are here to show you how life has so much more to offer.