Freedom Model Retreats is an alternative to 12-step and the disease model. Alcohol Rehab Programs across Main have different philosophies regarding alcoholism. The main belief is that alcoholism is a disease. These Programs tell individuals who attends 12 step Alcohol Rehabs that they are sick with a disease when in fact there is no such thing as alcoholism, therefore there is no disease. It has been proven that addiction is not a disease. There is absolutely no scientific evidence to support the disease theory. The fact that people are being told they have a disease gives people something else to blame for their behaviors and allows them not to take responsibility for their choices.
According to a recent research performed by the Substance Abuse and Health Services Association, in the State of Maine for the year 2004 there were 39,000 individuals with an Alcohol Dependency, in the state of Maine, surprisingly needing but not receiving treatment for Alcohol Use the number only raises to 81,000 alcohol abusers. This number represents 0.48% of the total population with an Alcohol dependency abuse problem in the United States.
When people look for help with Alcohol addiction, they are looking to solve a problem now and forever. The rates of admissions for Alcohol in 2014 were at 3,040 and they seem to climb every year. These numbers represent real people looking for a real, effective solution but not finding it.
Living in Maine 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 Alcohol addiction in Maine, helping someone overcome Alcohol is really about looking for a non 12 Step program as research shows this approach to be an effective long term solution.
Most people think of relapse as a slippery slope to ending sobriety. Treatment has worked hard to get that idea across because it not only places fear in people if they use again but it promotes the idea of relapse as an inevitable part of a lifetime cycle of relapse and recovery. At first glance, this seems plausible especially when you become aware that in the state of Maine of the 3,040 people who sought treatment for Alcohol, 56.1% or 1,705 relapsed. The good news is that treatment is not the only option and a proven effective alternative exists.
While it’s clear that treatment doesn’t work from research and statistics, an effective solution is available. For over 27 years, Freedom Model Retreats has been providing an evidence based, effective completely non 12 Step approach to end addiction for people from Maine and all over the nation. Freedom Model has worked with people struggling with all types of addiction, including Alcohol, to help them to move confidently beyond addiction and get back to living their life, not their recovery. Our program focuses on helping people recognize their own options, freedom of choice, and empowering them to change while they strengthen the necessary life skills and write their own self directed plan for success. If you are ready to chase your hopes and dreams instead of the next fleeting high moment and you can commit to change, Freedom Model Retreats is for you! Call Freedom Model Retreats now and learn how you can get started on a road beyond addiction today.
You have taken the time to seek help because of your "addiction" to Alcohol. You might be looking at rehab centers or treatment centers in Maine and wonder what the best option for you is. Even if you do not choose Freedom Model's as your program, at least let us tell you one thing. You and only you can make change possible. You are not diseased, and your current circumstances do not need to dictate the course of your life from this moment forward. When you can call a Alcohol treatment center you will most likely talk to a caring person, but with the wrong message, being that addiction is a disease. Remember that no matter what you decide... you can change