In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 414 or 7.5% of New Mexico's 5,487 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 1,228 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 53,000 or 3.43% of New Mexico's citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 2.4% of high school seniors polled had tried heroin at least one time in their lives. Mexican black tar and brown heroin are routinely seized at the POEs in New Mexico. Black tar heroin has long been available in this region from sources in the Mexican states of Sinaloa, Michoacan, and Nayarit. In Albuquerque, Mexican black tar heroin is the most readily available and widely abused. The heroin is usually carried across the border by couriers. Northern New Mexico has a high availability of Mexican black tar heroin and is a major problem for local law enforcement agencies. An area north of Santa Fe known as the Espanola Valley is consistently rated by the U.S. Department of Health and other statistical reporting agencies as having the highest per capita heroin overdose death rate in United States. Local enforcement efforts have resulted in numerous arrests, however MDTOs routinely rotate their cell managers and other persons frequently making long-term enforcement operations difficult to pursue.
Throughout the course of life, people are often presented with many challenging situations. These situations can be stressful and difficult to deal with. People cope with life challenges a variety of different ways. Using alcohol or drugs is sometimes a readily available coping mechanism that people turn to. Using substances to cope may quickly begin to negatively impact a person's life. If this is the case, a residential drug rehab center can be a helpful option. A drug rehab gives individuals a chance to have some time away from the challenges of their every day life.
When people look for help with Heroin addiction, they are looking to solve a problem now and forever. The rates of admissions for Heroin in 2014 were at 513 and they seem to climb every year. These numbers represent real people looking for a real, effective solution but not finding it.
Living in New Mexico you may be wondering if there is any treatment that works for addiction. The simple answer is treatment doesn’t work. While numbers increase for Drug addiction in New Mexico, helping someone overcome Heroin is really about looking for a non 12 Step program as research shows this approach to be an effective long term solution.
Relapse doesn’t have to be a lifelong fear. You or a loved one can move beyond addiction and relapse permanently by choosing an alternative to treatment in a non 12 Step program. Relapse is reinforced at treatment to explain the high rates of reverting to using Heroin again. When all treatment teaches is avoidance, how do you learn to make a life without Heroin at the center? Research shows that relapse occurs at higher rates when you return over and over to treatment. It’s not about trying treatment another time so you or a loved one will get it right this time. In New Mexico, of 513 admissions for Heroin, 77.3% or 397 people relapsed and returned for more treatment. In fact, returning can actually lower your chances of ending your addiction! Ending addiction is about having accurate information and a plan to live your life beyond the program-exactly what the non 12 Step program at Saint Jude Retreats does.
If treatment doesn’t work and relapse and recovery is not the only option for addiction, what does work? For over 27 years, people in New Mexico have turned to Saint Jude Retreats for help with Heroin and other types of addiction and for good reason. With a completely non 12 Step research based program that focuses on debunking the myths of addiction, you can finally put away your fears of a life surrendered to a cycle of relapse and recovery. Our program helps you invest in a life plan you write with concrete goal planning so you can pursue the dreams and passions you may have thought lost until now. Through a program of cognitive behavioral change, you’ll find more effective life skills to help you manage the ups and downs of life and enjoy a happy fulfilled life. Take back your freedom of choice and put addiction away in your past—let us show you how today.
People from the State of New Mexico call St Jude's everyday to learn more about how our Non 12 Step and Non Treatment programs differ from Heroin treatment and rehab.
It is important to understand that relapse is not a natural part of Heroin "recovery" because if you choose to stop using Heroin 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