In recent surveys preformed by The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), 656 or 2.9% of Wisconsin's 22,823 state residents admitted themselves into treatment for heroin. Not including the 4,796 state residents who admitted themselves into treatment for either opiates or more than one drug. Studies also show that 122,000 or 2.86% of Wisconsin's citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment fort illicit drug and alcohol use in the past year. Surveys indicate that 2.4% of high school seniors polled had tried heroin at least one time in their lives. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office records show that heroin abuse has stabilized in Wisconsin over the past few years. Most heroin use is concentrated in the Milwaukee and Racine areas. Rising levels of purity give users the option of snorting the drug rather than injecting, an option that may appeal to younger users. West African traffickers are the sources of Southwest Asian heroin available in Milwaukee, while South American heroin is distributed primarily by Dominican traffickers. The availability of brown heroin remains low, and black tar heroin is rare in Milwaukee.
The Freedom Model Program is an example of a residential drug rehab program. This program is a six week social-educational program using a non twelve step approach. The program provides the beneficial structure for the individual while teaching choice to the individual as they prepare for a life free from substance abuse. When looking for a drug rehab it is important to educate yourself about the differences each program has to offer. Be aware of your individual needs or concerns, make a call, ask lots of questions and choose the best option for you or your loved one and begin the life free from substance abuse.
The numbers keep growing every day for addiction to Heroin. You read it in the newspapers and see it on TV. Politicians keep talking about getting more money for treatment. The question is if treatment worked for Drug addiction, wouldn’t the number of people addicted to Heroin be going down?
It’s true that people in Wisconsin value their independence and freedom. If you or a loved one live with Drug addiction, you know how Heroin can seem to rob you of your freedom and life choices. Choosing treatment can feel like your only options are to be a prisoner to the drug or to the treatment program. Finally, people in Wisconsin have another, more effective option that restores freedom without fear of relapse and without having to dedicate yourself to working a program-the non 12 Step program at Freedom Model Retreats. You can finally get beyond not only addiction but also the lifelong fear of relapse promoted by treatment.
Relapse doesn’t have to be a lifelong fear. You or a loved one can move beyond addiction and relapse permanently by choosing an alternative to treatment in a non 12 Step program. Relapse is reinforced at treatment to explain the high rates of reverting to using Heroin again. When all treatment teaches is avoidance, how do you learn to make a life without Heroin at the center? Research shows that relapse occurs at higher rates when you return over and over to treatment. It’s not about trying treatment another time so you or a loved one will get it right this time. In Wisconsin, of 2,191 admissions for Heroin, 77.3% or 1,694 people relapsed and returned for more treatment. In fact, returning can actually lower your chances of ending your addiction! Ending addiction is about having accurate information and a plan to live your life beyond the program-exactly what the non 12 Step program at Freedom Model Retreats does.
When you know that treatment doesn’t work, what effective option is there? Freedom Model Retreats has been helping people from all over the US, including in Wisconsin, to move past Heroin addiction and live a life free of fears of relapse. Our completely non 12 Step program provides you with decades of addiction science and research so you can finally put the myths of addiction, recovery, and relapse to rest. Our cognitive behavioral program will help you feel empowered to change the self limiting habits and beliefs that no longer work for you and exchange them for healthier options for a happier life. You’ll write a personalized plan with the goals and dreams that mean success in your life. You can truly end addiction easily, fearlessly, and forever—let us show you how today.
People from the State of Wisconsin 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