Statistics

  • In a recent study, DePaul University presents compelling evidence that shows that living in a sober living improves out comes for abstinence, employment and criminality at two years.1
  • Success of a twelve step program2
    • Average length of sobriety: 8 years
    • Sober less than a year: 31%
    • Sober for one to five years: 24%
    • Sober for five to ten years: 12%
    • Sober for more than ten years: 33%
    • The built-in Benefits of addiction outpatient treatment2
      •  Improved, positive decision-making skills.
      • Better reactions to “triggers” and they develop positive coping mechanisms.
      • Healthier lifestyle habits.
      • Development of a strong support system.
  • A major outcomes study with 10,000 patients in both in-patient and outpatient treatment (Hoffman & Miller) found that 90% of patients attending AA meetings at least weekly and participating in aftercare for one year were able to abstain from the use of any alcohol at all during that year.1