In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 8,852 or 9.2% of Ohio's 61,669 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 14,431 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 232,000 or 2.46% of Ohio's citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 3.8% of high school seniors polled had tried heroin at least one time in their lives. Heroin distribution and abuse are increasing in Ohio. At the retail-level, African-American, Dominican, and Mexican criminal groups are involved in heroin distribution. Heroin is shipped into Ohio from major distribution centers such as Chicago, Detroit, New York and various cities along the Southwest border. Heroin is also transported on commercial airline flights into Ohio. Wholesalers use major Ohio cities such as Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus and Toledo as distribution centers for smaller cities in and outside the state. Gram quantities sell between $140-$250, ounce quantities at $2400-$7000, and kilogram quantities at $68,000. The average purity for heroin is 52%. The Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services data indicates the number of treatment admissions for heroin abuse increased overall from 6,878 in 2002 to 7,416 in 2003 to 8,852 in 2006.
At the Saint Jude Retreats, a solution to your substance problem is our number 1 priority. You are not diseased, and you do not need to relapse to recover. You are born with Freedom and choice. We will simply throughout a 6 week course, encourage you, guide you, and help you plan for your future, free from drugs and alcohol. The Saint Jude Program will ultimately give you back the power of choice, your freedom; Happiness is within your reach.
Looking for help with addiction to Heroin can seem an impossible hope. The reason is treatment for addiction doesn’t work and only ends in a lifetime cycle of relapse and recovery instead of being able to stop addiction and put it in your past. You want to build a fulfilling life, not a life lived around recovery and fearing your next relapse. There is a better solution and it’s not treatment—it’s non 12 Step.
When you live in Ohio, finding the right Drug addiction treatment can seem difficult. You know you want a program that works and will last. You know you don’t want to end up in a cycle of relapse and return.
Relapse is often spoken of an absolute certainty when discussing Heroin 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 Ohio alone, of the 10,415 people who look for help with Heroin addiction and go to treatment, 77.3% or 8,051 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.
If treatment doesn’t work and relapse is so prevalent, how can anyone hope to end Heroin addiction? The answer is in seeking the original completely non 12 Step alternative that has been helping people with Heroin and other types of addiction for over 27 years at Saint Jude Retreats. Our program has helped people to end not only addiction but the fear of relapse. People who come to Saint Jude Retreats don’t live in recovery, they live their lives. By concentrating on debunking the myths of addiction treatment with proven research and help with cognitive behavioral change, people can move beyond addiction to focus on pursuing their dreams and goals unencumbered by the fear of relapse. Let us prove to you how beautiful life can be again when relapse and recovery are fears of the past. You can write your own plan to move forward in life with the goals and passions that mean the world to you! Call Saint Jude Retreats to learn how you can end addiction for good and really start living life every day.
People from the State of Ohio 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