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.
You might have come to this page because you or someone close to you is struggling with Alcohol Addiction. Maybe Alcohol is not the only substance they are choosing to use and the combination of them is causing great pain to you or to your immediate loved ones. Please understand that there is a better life waiting for you. You may have attended a Treatment Center for Alcohol in West Virginia and are still have difficulties leaving this life style behind. Please know that we understand. St. Jude's has been helping people in this situation for over two decades and we have created a model that will give you the freedom to choose which path you want to take. The responsibility lies within you, you are not dependent on Alcohol to lead a happy life, but in your ability to take responsibility of your own actions.
So if you are seeking a Alcohol Rehab or Treatment in West Virginia please call St. Jude's to learn how our Alternative Programs can give you an opportunity to create lasting change.