Heroin is a serious problem in Utah. Mexican brown and black tar heroin are available throughout the state with multi-ounce and larger quantities distributed in major cities. Mexico and Southern California are the source areas for multi-ounce and pound quantities of heroin. Mexican organizations trafficking in heroin also distribute cocaine and methamphetamine. Street-level distribution organizations are typically run by a dispatcher who directs runners to deliver to customers in public areas such as parking lots. Prices and purity levels for gram-level heroin purchases in Utah have remained relatively stable in the last two years. In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 8.47% of Utah 19,943 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 3.6% state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 46,000 or 2.86% of Utah citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 2.9% of high school seniors polled had tried heroin at least one time in the past year.
Is Heroin addiction a problem for you or a loved one? You’re not alone. When it comes to Drug addiction, the numbers seem to climb every year.
Most people in Utah who are looking for help with Heroin are hoping to find a permanent solution to Drug addiction. Traditional treatment , in the form of 12 Steps and rehabs, is not an effective solution for long term success. In 2014, of the 2,286 people looking for help, 1,767 or 77.3% will relapse one or more times and return again to the same treatment with the same result.
What isn’t counted in the rates of Heroin addiction are how many of these admissions are people who relapse and return to treatment. Unfortunately, most people choosing traditional treatment will follow a cycle of relapse and return to treatment over and over again in their lifetime. Relapse rates for Heroin addiction are 77.3% or 1,767 real people who are on the treatment treadmill. Research shows clearly that treatment doesn’t work. If treatment doesn’t work, what can you or a loved one do to end the cycle of relapse for Drug addiction?
When treatment doesn’t work, a non 12 Step solution is an excellent and effective alternative. Freedom Model has been offering a completely non 12 Step solution to people from Utah for over 27 years with proven results. Our non 12 Step approach focuses on freedom of choice, personal responsibility, self confidence, empowerment, and helping you build a concrete plan for pursuing real fulfillment in life. If you or a loved one is ready to stop Heroin addiction and break free of the cycle of relapse for good, call Freedom Model Retreats.
You have taken the time to seek help because of your "addiction" to Heroin. You might be looking at rehab centers or treatment centers in Utah 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 Heroin 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