“This is a residential program of approximately 250 clients. It is a one-year program. Their success ratio is astounding. I personally am not aware of any other program in the United States that can claim a better success rate.”
– Jay Scribner, Former President of the Missouri Baptist Convention
“In forty plus years of ministry I have had association with many recovery and addiction assistance groups. Most have been excellent, but none have come up to the level I have seen and experienced in CORE. I am convinced the process CORE uses is the most productive that I have encountered.”
– Reverend John M. Edie, Formerly of Second Baptist Church of Springfield, Missouri
The destructive nature of alcohol and drug abuse results in a hefty price tag. It presents a significant economic cost that is placed on Missouri families, businesses, communities, and government. People will have different views regarding morals, character and retribution directed at the individual who develops an addiction. The bottom line, however, is that an untreated substance abuser is more expensive to society than the cost of getting the abuser into treatment and preventing the non-user from initiating use.
“The Burden of Substance Abuse on the State of Missouri”
– Department of Mental Health (2008)