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.
Finding help for Alcohol addiction can seem overwhelming. Especially if you or a loved one has been to treatment before. You may have been told you will have to live in a cycle of relapse and recovery for the rest of your life. That’s simply not true! There is a solution to the treatment cycle-the non 12 Step solution.
Finding the right help for Alcohol addiction in West Virginia can be done. Treatment isn’t the answer with its high rates of relapse. In addition, treatment teaches you to live a life devoted to preventing addiction instead of leaving it behind you. It’s impossible to end addiction when you spend your time thinking how to make your life smaller to avoid it. You are, in essence, putting the addiction at the center of your life and in charge of what you do and don’t do. Leaving Alcohol in charge of your life is a recipe for relapse.
Relapse is often spoken of an absolute certainty when discussing Alcohol addiction. Unfortunately, most people who attend treatment not only are taught this but expect to experience it and it can then be a self fulfilling prophecy! Treatment promotes the idea of relapse because treatment doesn’t work. In West Virginia alone, of the 864 people who look for help with Alcohol addiction and go to treatment, 56.1% or 485 relapse. When you tell someone to expect what you have just given them to fail and then teach them it is their fault when it does, you have a return customer. Treatment focuses on abstinence and fear rather than helping people to recognize their own power to help themselves and move beyond addiction. Of course treatment fails but it is important to remember that doesn’t mean you or a loved one fails if relapse occurs. Instead it is time to look for a proven effective alternative that can work for long term success.
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
When in need of Alcohol help you might find that most options available to you in West Virginia are basically all the same. All Alcohol treatment centers and rehabs seem to offer a solution that is tied to an endless life filled with meetings and recovery.
Many people who call these Alcohol centers, are convinced that addiction is a lifelong disease, treatable but not curable. The truth is that Alcohol addiction is not a disease and that people do move beyond limiting habits without treatment or rehab
The St. Jude Retreats offers what no Alcohol treatment or rehab center can, a Permanent Solution to Addictions. Why? Because we put the power right where it belongs, in your hands. We will not make excuses for continued failure or provide you with demeaning labels, but make you understand that you are an empowered individual who can change their life. But everything starts with a choice
Call St Jude's Today to find out why people turn to Saint Jude's after numerous attempts at treatment. We are here to Help, We are Here for You