Rather than surrender to a 12-step disease model, wouldn't you rather become educated and build social skills? At the Freedom Model we help our guests develop a plan to live a happy, fulfilling life without heroin. Our model shows the general public the truth about addiction. Freedom Model's will help you understand that alcohol and drug use are choices, not incurable diseases. The sooner more people understand this, the better. If you want to learn more about drug addiction please call our family consultants today.
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) completed surveys regarding the drug use in Mississippi and found that 79 or .9% of Mississippi's 9,140 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 2,126 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 166,000 of Mississippi's citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 1.8% of high school students polled had tried heroin at least one time in their lives. Heroin is considered a minimal drug threat in Mississippi due to the low demand and high cost of the drug. For fiscal year 2006, the State of Mississippi allocated $20.8 million for alcohol and drug treatment. Moreover, this funding is for treatment at state funded facilities only. Private programs are treating individuals as well without state subsidizing. The cost of treatment has increased 15 to 20 percent over the past five years. The projected increase in the cost of treatment is expected to continue at the same rate; however, this increase could change due to unforeseen events. The cost of treatment per person varies significantly, depending on the individual's needs.
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.
Finding the right help for Heroin addiction in Mississippi 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 Heroin in charge of your life is a recipe for relapse.
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 Mississippi alone, of the 157 people who look for help with Heroin addiction and go to treatment, 77.3% or 121 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 and recovery is not the only option for addiction, what does work? For over 27 years, people in Mississippi have turned to Freedom Model 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 Mississippi call Freedom Model'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 888.424.2626