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Drug Trafficking Into Arizona Brings Kidnapping And Violence With It

Every time law enforcement gains an advantage over drug cartels bringing their loads over the border into the U.S., the cartels adapt to the pressure and change their tactics. In previous decades, drug cartels used Miami, Tijuana and El Paso as portals for their drug smuggling. The last few years, the Arizona border has been the target of cartels. Wide-open deserts and remote Native American reservations have been some of the primary channels used for the movement of tons of drugs.

But along with the drugs, Arizona and, in particular, Phoenix have inherited other crimes. Some law enforcement bodies report that Phoenix is experiencing an average of one kidnapping a day. In the whole world, only Mexico City has more kidnappings.

The kidnappings relate to drug debts that have not been paid and other drug-smuggling offenses. They also relate to the trafficking of humans that has followed the path of drug smuggling.

The people doing the drug smuggling and the human trafficking have one terrible characteristic in common: they are criminals willing to use any level of violence to achieve their aims.

The volume of drugs and illegal immigrants coming across the border is staggering. Border Patrol agents in Arizona alone arrest an average of 900 illegal immigrants a day. And last year, they seized 1.2 million pounds of marijuana – more than a ton and a half every day.

In Arizona, we have the situation of the drug war in Mexico spilling over into the United States. It is not something we can ignore. Demand reduction through effective rehabilitation and drug education is an essential component to ending this dangerous and violent situation.

This article is brought to you by Narconon International. Narconon is an international organization dedicated to the elimination of drug addiction through the Narconon drug rehab program and drug education.

The Narconon drug and alcohol rehabilitation program brings about a lower demand for drugs by enabling its graduates to live a drug-free life after graduation. Further, the Narconon drug education curriculum has been proven to lower drug use statistics among students who attend the classes. For more information, see our video http://www.youtube.com/user/narconon?blend=1&ob=5#p/u/6/AlkKeOO-nTo.

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Narconon Spokesperson Warns, “When Mothers Breastfeed, It’s A Critical Time To Get Off Addictive Drugs”

Just because an addicted woman has a baby does not mean her cravings go away. In fact, the stress of trying to care for an infant may cause her to seek the relief that drugs might seem to offer her. But while her body may be able to tolerate the drugs, if she is nursing, she could be causing harm to her newborn and even risking killing him or her.

Most illicit drugs wind up in breast milk in varying quantities. Cocaine in particular presents a risk to infants because it stays in their bodies much longer than it does in the mother’s body. If a mother uses cocaine repetitively, then the baby may die of an overdose as the dosage accumulates in the small body. In a Michigan case, a woman used cocaine two or three times one day and then breastfed her five-month-old baby. The medical examiner said that the baby died of cocaine intoxication.

“It could be said that the time that a woman is pregnant or nursing are the most important times in her life to live a clean and sober lifestyle,” commented Bobby Wiggins, spokesperson for Narconon drug rehab and education. Narconon is an international organization dedicated to the elimination of drug addiction through drug rehabilitation and drug education. “During this time, a woman harms someone other than herself with her drug use: her helpless newborn or the baby growing inside her. Family members around a pregnant or nursing woman who suffers from addiction must pull out all the stops to get her the help she needs to stop using drugs.”

Methamphetamine is another killer drug when administered via breast milk. In the last several years, one mother in Georgia and two mothers in California have been jailed for killing their babies with methamphetamine.

“A mother with a young child, addiction to illicit drugs – this is a dangerous combination,” added Wiggins. “We owe it to our youngest citizens to eliminate addiction by providing effective drug rehabilitation. At Narconon centers around the world, seven out of ten graduates stay sober after they go home, meaning there are more alert, capable mothers returned to their children after they have been to Narconon.”

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Substance Abuse Proves To Be A Growing Factor In Women’s Incarceration, Notes Narconon Spokesperson

America’s War on Drugs has resulted in a disproportionately large number of women being incarcerated for drug-related offenses.

The war on drugs looked like good idea at the time but no one foresaw its harsh effects on women in America.

In the early 1980s, laws intended to fight the increase of drug trafficking into the U.S. and the spread of cocaine addiction changed the way drug offenders were sentenced. But one of the unexpected results of this change was that the number of women being incarcerated for drug-related offenses shot up dramatically.

Over a thirteen-year period starting in 1986, the ratio of women serving time for a drug-related offense rose from 1 in 8 women to 1 in 3 women. Nationwide, the total number of women incarcerated for drug offenses increased an incredible 888 percent over this time. At the same time, the number of women incarcerated for other offenses rose only 129 percent.

As women are most often the primary caregivers for the next generation, it becomes particularly important that they find a solution to a substance abuse problem or addiction that could end up sending them to jail or prison. It’s well known that the only outcomes of addiction are sobriety, prison or death. The Narconon drug and alcohol rehabilitation program offers drug recovery programs to both women and men in more than one hundred locations around the world.

By 2008, about half of women confined in state prisons reported that they had been using alcohol, drugs or both at the time of the crime for which they were arrested. And about half of these women admitted that they were daily users of drugs or alcohol. About a third of these women committed the crime that sent them to prison so they could get money for drugs or alcohol.

When women find their way to one of the Narconon facilities, they find a program that enables them to learn new life skills to replace the ones that addiction may have destroyed. Improved communication skills, a restoration of personal integrity and values, and a retraining in morals feature in this long-term drug treatment program. As a result, women and men alike are able to stay clean and sober in seven out of ten cases, after graduation from the Narconon drug program.

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Just What We Don’t Need: Another New Drug Slipped through a “Legal” Loophole, Reports Narconon Spokesperson

It’s not like we don’t have enough trouble with the illicit drugs currently on the market: heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, ecstasy and others are bad enough. A new substance has hit the market in the last year, promoted as “legal,” and “providing the same high as marijuana.”

A year ago, most law enforcement offices had never heard of “Spice,” as this marijuana substitute was called. But as time went on, more hospitals were seeing cases of seizures and hallucinations resulting from use of the substance. And more people were turning up dependent on the drug. Still, none of the ingredients were illegal so law enforcement had no action they could take.

On November 24, 2010, the DEA announced that it was using its emergency powers to ban the five chemicals that were key to its manufacture. For one year, anyone possessing these chemicals without specific authorization will be subject to arrest. This will give U.S. government agencies time to determine Spice’s addictiveness and hazards.

“People who develop these synthetic drugs care nothing about the individuals they may harm by doing so,” stated Bobby Wiggins, spokesperson for Narconon®, an international organization fighting substance abuse and addiction through drug and alcohol rehabilitation. “There’s no tests to determine potential harm to someone who uses the drug. If they can promise a high similar to something a drug user already knows about and they can also claim it’s legal, these manufacturers can really make a killing.”

It’s not hard to understand the forces that drove some industrious individuals to develop this alternative to marijuana. Since 1996, the number of Americans using illicit drugs increased from 13 million to nearly 22 million in 2009. The largest drug of abuse is marijuana, with more than 16 million people using the drug every month. Any manufacturer who can put a cheap chemical substitute on the market has millions of potential users.

Spice, also known as “K2,” “Blaze” and “Red X Dawn” has been sold online, in head shops and a variety of retail outlets. Sometimes the packaging identifies the contents as incense.

Unfortunately, one of the effects of this action by the DEA will be to drive this trade underground. When a family finds that one of their members, young or old, is using Spice and can’t quit on their own, they need to act immediately. By helping the drug abuser or addict find a drug recovery service right away, they could save their loved one from arrest, damage to their health or even death from a seizure or accident. At the very least, they will help their loved ones lead drug-free, productive lives again, if the rehabilitation service has been proven effective.

At Narconon centers across the U.S. and around the world, addicts find lasting recovery in seven out of ten cases. Get more information about the Narconon drug rehabilitation program by visiting http://www.youtube.com/user/narconon#p/u/0/AlkKeOO-nTo.

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Death of Newborn Illustrates That Addiction Kills More than Just Addicts, Explains Narconon Director

Little Maggie May never saw her first Thanksgiving or her first Christmas. She died after being added to a washing machine with a load of clothes – by Lindsey Fiddler, her drug-addled mother.

On November 4, 2010, Maggie’s great-aunt noticed that Lindsey passed out on the couch without having the baby anywhere around her. She went looking for the ten-day-old baby. Understandably, the washing machine was not the first place she looked. By the time she located the baby in the washer, the infant was dead. The mother is now in jail, awaiting trial.

According to the great-aunt, Lindsey had been up for days, probably using meth. When police questioned the mother, she said she didn’t know how the baby got into the washer and that she didn’t use meth any more. But a toxicology scan showed that she tested positive for methamphetamine, amphetamine, benzodiazepine and opiates.

Those who don’t abuse drugs and have never been addicted may not be able to grasp how this could happen. Narconon is an international organization dedicated to eliminating addiction through effective drug and alcohol rehabilitation and drug prevention services. But someone who is on four different drugs like these is going to be hugely out of touch with reality. Who knows what her perceptions were like? All we know is that they were terrible enough to result in the death of a beautiful child.

Unfortunately, Maggie’s story is far from the only one of its kind. Hundreds of thousands of children suffer neglect, injury or death at the hands of substance abusing parents. One survey stated that substance abuse was involved in 75 percent of all foster home placements.

The answer is drug rehabilitation that works, that enables a parent to live a drug-free, productive life. Of parents who come to Narconon drug rehab centers around the world to recover from addiction, seven out of ten stay clean and sober after they get home. This means hundreds of children who have the opportunity to live safely in their own homes again.

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College Students Need to be Educated on Problems Related to Alcohol Abuse, Warns Narconon Director

When America’s young people go off to college, this is supposed to be the start of their adult lives and their careers. These young people should be getting educations that enable them to be the doctors, teachers, architects, software designers and engineers of our future.

What lies ahead for many of them is more than only classes, textbooks and exams. For many of them, years of alcohol street and prescription drug abuse will waste their talents and energies and impair their ability to get an education. Thousands of them will suffer injury, abuse or assaults related to alcohol or drug abuse. And too many will die.

A comprehensive report from The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse states that half of America’s college students binge drink and abuse prescription and illegal drugs. Just what is binge drinking? It’s the consumption of five drinks in one sitting for a man and four drinks in one sitting for a female. Essentially, it’s drinking to get drunk or at least buzzed. Unfortunately, the culture on most of our college and university campuses not only condones this behavior, it encourages and enables it.

These students are at high risk for developing dependence on or addiction to the substances they are abusing. It’s common for college students to feel like they can handle heavy or frequent drinking in school. But in nearly every case, these young adults are poorly equipped to make judgments about how much is too much or to know when they have crossed the line to dependence. Few of them have any education on the hazards that can show up in a drunken party, for example.

The hazards can be disastrous. Every year, one hundred thousand women are victims of sexual assault or rape, related to alcohol abuse. Nearly three-quarters of a million students are injured in alcohol-related accidents. And 2,000 students die from alcohol poisoning or alcohol-related accidents or violence.

The media runs stories of deaths and injury from alcohol poisoning all too frequently. Like the story of Benjamin Harris at the University of Idaho who consumed as many as 15 shots on the night he turned 21. In July 2010, he was found unconscious at his fraternity and died before he could be gotten to a hospital.

And in August 2010 in Dallas, Texas, two girls who had participated in pledging activities at sororities were found passed out in their dorms. Both had to be treated for alcohol poisoning.

Heavy alcohol consumption has no more place in a college education than it has in any productive life. It’s up to parents to educate their children on substance abuse, particularly alcohol and prescription drugs. Open and honest communication about the problems that can result are essential in helping a young adult develop judgment.

It’s not something that colleges want to advertise that some of their students detour through a drug rehab before they can graduate. Many of them have made their ways to a Narconon drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. When they graduate from this program, seven out of ten go on to live clean and sober lives.

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Narconon Calls For Anti-Drug Messages To Counter On-Air Marijuana Smoking

Last week, Zach Galifianakis, star of the new movie “Due Date,” startled his interviewer and fellow guests on Real Time with Bill Maher by pulling out what he said was a joint and lighting up. In a later interview, Bill Maher denied that Zach had been smoking real marijuana. It hardly matters. The communication behind the action is crystal clear. It says “Marijuana smoking is acceptable.” It tells young people “Go ahead and smoke it.” This was all part of the brouhaha surround the debate over California’s referendum to legalize marijuana, which is neither here nor there. This article is not about legalization.

Narconon Calls For Anti-Drug Messages To Counter On-Air Marijuana Smoking

The fact is that as irresponsible as the act itself would be to let that communication hang in the air, unanswered. For that reason, Narconon International senior drug educator Bobby Wiggins calls for parents to respond to this TV gimmick by actually talking to their children about drug abuse and the real-life problems it can create. Narconon is an international organization dedicated to preventing drug and alcohol abuse and to helping those who have become addicted recover fully.

“It’s not enough for parents just to tell their children they should abstain from drugs,” said Wiggins. “They’ve got to be real with them. The truth is that marijuana use itself creates its own damage and is itself addictive. The dealer trying to sell a teenager an ounce of marijuana is sure not going to be the one to tell the kid, so it’s got to be the parents.”

The National Center on Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA) provides annual reports on the state of substance abuse among America’s young people. These reports completely support the idea that the best route to success is drug-free and alcohol-free. Their reports state that about half of students who drop out of school either themselves have been involved with alcohol and/or other drug use or they have parents who are substance abusers. CASA’s research also indicates that young people who abuse drugs or alcohol have lower grades and higher rates of suspension or expulsion. They are less likely to graduate from high school or college.

But don’t expect the noisy advocates of marijuana legalization or decriminalization to admit any of this. For the record, Narconon does not take a political stand on this issue…because it’s a red herring. What is important is demand reduction – effective drug rehabilitation and effective drug education.

“For decades, Narconon has taught volunteers in the U.S.and dozens of other countries how to educate children to think more responsibly about drug use,” stated Wiggins. “We emphasize giving students real information they can use to make drug-free decisions on their own. Our method of drug education has been studied and demonstrated to reduce drug use by those students who receive the curriculum. The only safe amount of illicit drug use is none at all, period.”

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Narconon Egypt Announces Graduate from Nigeria

Mabruka came into the Narconon drug rehabilitation program in Cairo Egypt as what he describes “a mess of a human being.” He had struggled with addiction for many years lying to himself while thinking deep down he would never be able to get out of the trap caused by drug abuse.

“I was deader than alive and numb” he says in a recent interview.

One day Mabruka was able to enroll in Narconon Egypt where he was able to complete each of the eight steps of the residential treatment provided through Narconon.

“The Narconon program has taught me how to live again and Narconon has restored my faith in myself and given me peace stability that can only be dreamt of” he explains. “The books are amazing as well and the sauna. It was the best thing for me. I have my health back and my body is alive again being in control of my life.”

The Narconon drug and alcohol rehabilitation program has been saving lives worldwide from the destruction of drug and alcohol addiction since the 1960s. The program was started by a man named William Benitez a habitual criminal and heroin addict who was searching for a solution to his own addiction from behind the walls of the Arizona State Penitentiary in 1964. Benitez came upon a book American author and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard that helped him permanently recover from addiction and he then used what he learned to help others struggling with substance abuse. Today Narconon operates more than 150 drug treatment centers in 40 different countries. One of the newest locations is Narconon Egypt.

Narconon Egypt’s center is located in Mokattam City – a quiet suburb in Cairo situated away from pollution and noise and an ideal environment for anyone addicted to start the rehabilitation process. Their mission is to eradicate the problem of drug and alcohol abuse in their region through effective rehabilitation and education. The center promises many more graduates such as Mabruka.

“[Since completing Narconon] no longer do the chemicals of evil men call my name or haunt my dreams. No longer do I fear or hate or have to hide” says Mabruka. “Words are not enough. I will forever spread the word of Narconon Egypt and the people who absolutely perform miracles every day. The Narconon program is truly a miracle but this miracle can be explained.” To learn more about Narconon please visit http://www.youtube.com/user/narconon#p/u/5/jYnrLTGvsRU.

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Narconon International Urges Rehabilitation Centers To Get The Word Out To The Public

It is officially acknowledged by health authorities in the US that overdoses on prescription drugs have passed up the traditional killers, heroin and cocaine. One of the drugs most responsible for this is an opiate derivative called, fentanyl. It is manufactured under many names, including Actiq, Duragesic, Durogesic, Fentora, Instanyl, and Sublimaze.

Narconon International Urges Rehabilitation Centers To Get The Word Out To The Public

The synthetic opiate is prescribed for patients who are in constant pain, or who are suffering break-through pain (sudden flare ups of pain that occur despite pain medications already administered), for chronic conditions or the effects of chemotherapy. It comes in many forms: patches worn on the skin, lozenges or“lollipops” and injectable forms.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Heath, which monitors health worker-related drug abuse, warns that “Fentanyl depresses central nervous system and respiratory function. Exposure to fentanyl may be fatal. Fentanyl is estimated to be 100 times as potent as morphine and many of times more potent than heroin. It is a drug of abuse.”

One of the reasons the drug is extremely dangerous is because it has a short-term effect on the body, tolerance builds up rapidly causing the addicted person to up the dosage to dangerous levels after a short time using the drug. Once removed from the safeguards of a highly controlled medical environment, the abuser can easily overdose, and bring on respiratory failure and death.

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and other sources, supply of the drug on the streets is virtually unlimited, as evidenced by a recent arrest of a 19-year-old medical attendant and her boyfriend caught removing the gel from the patches administered to patients in a nursing home. The drug is also stolen from pharmacies, a problem for law enforcement that has been escalating throughout the US. Even used patches are collected for the remaining drug that is still on them.

Once procured by users, it is often “cooked” in foil and inhaled or injected. Patches are also sometimes frozen, cut into pieces and eaten or placed under the tongue or in the cheek for absorption. Websites frequented by young people give tips and information about procuring the drug and ways to get the most out of the drug in whatever form it is in. Discussions about the drug further popularize it, including information on how to make it. “In short, this drug is easily procured and it is deadly,” says Bobby Wiggins, Director of Drug Education at Narconon International.

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Narconon International Salutes Narconon Arrowhead For Outstanding Community Spirit In 2010

Each year as Red Ribbon Week approaches, Narconon International focuses on one outstanding U.S. center’s efforts to power the national campaign that has made drug prevention everyone’s concern. This year, the honors go to Narconon in Oklahoma.

With Red Ribbon Week still weeks away, the urgent need to address a growing drug problem in nearby McAlester prompted Narconon Arrowhead, the international drug rehab network’s premiere drug rehab and training facility, to be a key backer of the Take Back McAlester Campaign.

Culminating in a full day of family activities during the official Red Ribbon Week, Narconon Arrowhead, along with the McAlester Chamber of Commerce, Pride in McAlester and other local volunteer organizations are rallying the entire city to “Take McAlester Back.” The campaign promotes a drug-free lifestyle and brings arts and creativity back to the city.

“This year’s Red Ribbon Week theme, ‘Lock Your Meds,’ and its vital message to keep medications out of the hands of kids focuses on an issue that Narconon International has made a priority in 2010, says Narconon International Drug Education Director Bobby Wiggins. “The proactive steps Narconon Arrowhead is taking to engage an entire city to rally and get this vital message across are truly laudable,” says Wiggins.

National statistics from Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) show that in 2006, 2.1 million teens abused prescription drugs. The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) reports that ½ of all new abusers of prescription drugs are between the ages of 12 & 17. Everyday, 2500 teens begin abusing prescription drugs. Deaths caused by prescription drug overdoses have surpassed those caused by illicit drugs.

The mission of the Red Ribbon Campaign is to present a unified and visible commitment towards the creation of a DRUG-FREE AMERICA. The National Red Ribbon Week, sponsored by the National Family Partnership (NFP), is an ideal way for individuals and communities to unite and take a visible stand against substance abuse. Narconon Drug Rehab centers throughout the United States and the world take pride in successfully helping hundreds of thousands individuals and families overcome drug and alcohol addiction every year through community participation as well as drug prevention efforts and rehabilitation. For additional information about the Narconon Program please visit our video at http://www.youtube.com/user/narconon#p/u/18/qiODr5s08Gs.

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Narconon Reunites Families During Recovery Month

(Los Angeles, CA) – Every Friday night Narconon drug rehabilitation centers throughout the country hold graduation ceremonies celebrating the accomplishments of clients as they progress through their treatment. Each graduation ends off with a special acknowledgement for those who have completed the full Narconon® program, giving them a chance to share their successes as well as reuniting them with their families.

For the graduates themselves, it marks the end of a difficult time in their lives that they are now leaving in the past with confidence and determination that they will finally be free from the grips of addiction. The mixture of excitement and a bit of nervousness about the future they will now be creating can be tough for someone to comprehend without having lived through it. However, the shame, guilt and regret are all now gone and replaced with relief and an eagerness to live.

As one graduate puts it, “I feel brand new, like a kid again. I have a whole new outlook on life that is filled with happiness and ambition, and I can’t thank my family enough for helping me get to Narconon.”

For family members, it is a moment of hope, pride and joy. It’s impossible not to cry when you see in parents’ eyes that they finally have their son or daughter back, or when young children run up to their mommy or daddy to hug and kiss them sober for the first time in years. Words can’t really describe the feeling.

“This is why we’re here,” remarks a Narconon staff member at a recent graduation.“It never gets old seeing that,” he says, trying to hold back the teardrops that welled up in his eyes from rolling down his cheeks. But, with hardly a dry eye in the room, it’s nearly impossible to do.

Three more graduation ceremonies like this will happen at dozens of Narconon centers in the United States and around the world during the rest of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. They will continue to happen every Friday after that, just as they have for decades prior to this particular evening. To learn more about Narconon please see this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXgwyJ74y3c.

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Narconon Arrowhead Works With Community For Recovery Month

(Canadian, OK) – Narconon Arrowhead believes that their role in fighting the drug problem is more than just effective rehabilitation services. They also provide drug education and prevention as well as work with other community leaders to improve living conditions in the area.

Recently they participated in an effort to revive an old theater nearby with the Pride in McAlester group, where several staff members assisted in cleaning it up the OKLA Theater along with people from Westwood Construction, Hope House and Interior Resources. It was just one of many community events the organization has participated in this year.

In addition to providing drug prevention for tens of thousands of students throughout the state of Oklahoma and surrounding areas, Narconon Arrowhead has also been working with local businesses to offer drug education in the workplace, and was named the business of the month for the McAlester Area Chamber of Commerce.

A manager at a local plant that received a workplace seminar reported, “Our staff has learned so much more than we may have anticipated learning or had already known about the affects of substance and alcohol use both in and out of the workplace. We have learned to recognize key factors and circumstances that drive people to substance abuse and why people continue of this path of destruction…I recommend the training that Narconon provides to area businesses as a means to strengthen their organizations.”

Additional community involvement continues throughout National Recovery month and heading into Red Ribbon Week in October, where Narconon Arrowhead is one of the active members in the “Take Back McAlester” campaign, culminating in a 10K run that supports the arts and humanities. Positive activities such as these help reduce substance abuse among youth and adults and those with the Narconon program believe they are essential to the enrichment of a community.

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Narconon Holistic Residential Treatment Center Gives Life Back to Families Permanently

After a year of watching Lindsey B. waste away from an addiction to crystal meth, her family held an intervention with the help of a Narconon holistic drug rehab counselor. The mother of three children was throwing her life away, and her loved ones had had enough.

Narconon Holistic Residential Treatment Center Gives Life Back to Families Permanently

“The intervention made me realize that my family knew I had a problem,” recalled Lindsey, “and that I really wanted help. I came to the Narconon drug treatment center the same night as the intervention. I was ready to change my life and was open to what Narconon had to offer me.”

Just like Lindsey’s family, many don’t know where to turn when a loved one has a drug addiction but will not seek treatment. Lindsey’s family turned to Narconon VistaBay, where an intervention specialist was assigned to help prepare the family for the painful and difficult conversation to come. During the intervention, the specialist kept the conversation productive and on track, with the end result being Lindsey agreeing to Narconon drug rehab.

Once at one of the Narconon holistic rehabilitation centers, Lindsey began a physical detoxification to rid her body of drugs. Clearing the body of all drug residues, through daily sauna treatments and exercise, is an important part of the Narconon drug rehab process. Once the body is healthy, Lindsey began individual and group therapy sessions to discover the reasons behind her addiction. Throughout her recovery, Lindsey’s family received regular updates regarding her progress. At her graduation, they were there to applaud her success.

“Narconon is great,” said Lindsey on the day she graduated from the Narconon holistic drug rehab at VistaBay. “All of the staff and students have been excellent throughout my entire time here … Narconon offers a way to find out who you really are and informs you of all of the possibilities life has to offer. I could never have found them without Narconon.”

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Narconon, Drug-Free, Non-Profit, Drug Rehab Treatment

Narconon Vista Bay goes to the Fair! The Monterey County Fair is one of the largest in the state of California, with an average of 65,000 visitors. Taking advantage of that opportunity, Narconon Northern california had a booth in the middle of the action. The goal was to provide free drug education for children and also mingle with members of the community.

Over the five days of the fair, Narconon drug education material was placed in the hands of over 4000 children. While at the booth, kids enjoyed a prize wheel and gifts, as parents and community members appreciated the positive Narconon approach to drug prevention and education. The informative material offered was enjoyed by all.

Narconon programs assist schools across the country in meeting several criteria for the United States Department of Education, Title IV (Safe & Drug Free School) funds. Trends of youth substance abuse are tracked and monitored, and program presentations and training is modified to meet the ever changing needs of society. Prevention is the goal of drug education.

Perhaps the most unique concept behind Narconon Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment is that it is completely drug-free. The treatment has at least a 70% success rate. It is based on techniques developed by L. Ron Hubbard, an author and philosopher. Each single component or phase of the treatment is designed to increase the abilities of the client.

Narconon is a drug-free treatment method that consists of two main stages; detoxification and rehabilitation. Besides nutritional supplements, sauna sessions are an important part of the detoxification stage. Rehabilitation includes specific courses designed to increase communication skills, study skills, orientation to the environment, understanding of moral principles, and preparation for work.

With a success rate of 76%, the “Narconon Drug Rehab” is backed by a ‘Graduate Assurance Plan’. The plan promises graduates following approved discharge plans that relapse within six months of the program, will be re-admitted at no charge. “Narconon Prescription Drug Treatment” is available for a flat fee, and the duration is based on need, not insurance coverage.

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Pain Medication Abuse is an Increasing Concern for Drug Treatment Center

The Narconon Trois-Riviere drug and alcohol rehabilitation center has been seeing an ongoing demand of people looking for the proper help handling a pain medication addiction. Within the recent months there has been much news discussed and published about different pain medications destroying the lives of those who are abusing them. “This has become a major problem throughout Canada and the United States . Many of the people who are looking for help and are abusing pain medication have to go through a medical detox just to prevent any major health complications from occurring,” commented Nick Hayes, a representative of Narconon Trois-Rivieres. “Some of these pain medications are so destructive, it keeps the addict in complete fear of ever getting clean, due to physical pain the withdrawals can cause.”

During the month of June, the Narconon drug rehab program helped support the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking by hosting a live drug rehab graduation. When the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime released the 2009 Drug Report, it talked about opiates still being a concern throughout most of the modern world.

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Drug Addiction Stories – Hot Topic on New Narconon Drug Rehab Blog

Blogging has always been one of the best ways to get information out there, and let the whole world know what is on your mind. A new blog promoted by the Narconon Trois-Rivieres drug rehab program has been getting rave reviews for its unique content, accessibility, and over all image. The purpose of this blog is to keep getting the message out to millions of people about the effects drugs and alcoholcan have on a person life. Everyday there are individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. These drug addiction stories give a detailed look into the life of those battling drug addiction. Some of these posts are based on true stories about drug addiction, and some of these stories on drug addiction are fictional, but are inspired on true events.

Every week there will be new short drug addiction stories posted, all telling a different tale about drug addiction. Every now and then there will be something based on a true story, or a testimonial, or account of someone’s life who has experienced drug addiction. These drug addiction stories are important, because they tell the stories of people experiencing the horrors of a drug or alcohol addiction. The Narconon drug rehab program has been publishing real life stories and videos of real people overcoming addiction for many months now. It is important for those who are battling addiction to see that it is very possible to overcome addiction, and beat it for good.

Every addict and former addict has a story to tell, some of these stories are inspirational, and some of these stories are quite sad. There is always a message to be delivered; drug and alcohol abuse has the potential to take so much away from a person. Everyday there are more people suffering from addiction, and some of these addicts gave up hope that they can get out of their drug or alcohol addiction. If you or someone you know is battling a drug or alcohol addiction, call our toll free number at, 1-877-782-7409, or visit us at, http://narcononrehab.com/

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Narconon Drug Rehab – 40 Years of Effective Drug Rehabilitation

“Well what does he know about it? Has he ever taken a trip?” The Founder of the Narconon drug rehab program made this statement over 40 years ago. He went on to say: “You could very easily put this question to me. And I just wanted to say that I have taken so many trips, for nineteen years, that I could buy out the greyhound bus station.”

Prior to creating the first Narconon therapy group within the Arizona State Prison in 1966, William Benitez was a former heroin addict of nineteen years. Like most former addicts, he had been through many forms drug rehab and drug addiction treatment over the greater part of his life. It was not until he discovered a workable solution to overcoming addiction while being sentenced to prison, when he finally beat his own addiction. After being released in 1968, he was fortunate to be able to deliver, what could be considered, a drug education lecture to the students of Scottsdale High School in Arizona.

When Mr. Benitez gave this lecture he talked of his own experiences; he wanted to give these students the information about what drug addiction was really like. “I experienced these various things you see.” Says Benitez in the lecture. Narconon Trois-Rivieres has put together a short video of the recorded lecture. In this video Mr. Benitez talks about narcotic addiction, and the Narconon program. He shows how raising a persons abilities, and giving that person more abilities will give them the best opportunity to remain drug and crime free. And this worked for Benitez; he was able to successfully rehabilitate twelve out of twelve men who were in the first Narconon therapy group.

If you or someone you know is addicted to drugs or alcohol, and requires help, call our toll free hot line at, 1-877-782-7409, or visit us at, http://narconon.ca/

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