According to studies performed by the Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2003 and 2004, the total number of people ages 12 and older in the state of Virginia who used Heroin in the past year is 572,000. Of the 572,000, 94,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 219,000 past year Heroin users were of ages 18 to 25 and 259,000 were 26 and older. Total use of Heroin in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 73,000. 12,000 were ages 12 to 17, 34,000 were 18-25 and 26,000 were age 26 or older.
Finding help for Heroin 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.
When you live in Virginia, 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.
When you see relapse for what it is, you realize why treatment needs you to believe that your only options are recovery and relapse for the rest of your life. Since treatment focuses on abstinence without any real evidence based solutions, they expect to see people come back many times. In Virginia alone, 2,751 people were admitted for Heroin addiction and 77.3% or 2,127 people relapsed in one year! Treatment fails you and then tells you to expect and fear failure in the form of relapse. They don’t address how to move beyond addiction or relapse but merely to avoid it. In contrast, a non 12 Step solution helps you get research based information on addiction and formulate the personal plan for you to leave addiction behind.
Isn’t it time to stop wasting your precious time and money on treatment that doesn’t work? Saint Jude Retreats’ completely Non-12 Step program has both higher rates of success with stopping addiction now and long term success of ending addiction for good. Saint Jude has been providing an effective approach for over 27 years that focuses on you moving forward in life beyond addiction. As you build self confidence, empowerment, and personal responsibility, you will also be writing a plan that provides concrete goals for you to pursue happiness and fulfillment in whatever ways your passions lead you. If you or a loved one is ready to leave relapse and Heroin addiction behind, call Saint Jude Retreats now.
People from the State of Virginia 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