An Exposé of Narconon Very High Success Rate

Narconon has been in existence for over 40 years, and have always provided a drug free alternative to traditional rehabilitation programs. The first person to complete the Narconon program in the UK ( in 1976) came forward to...

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Narconon & Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard

On February 19, 1966, William Benitez, an inmate at the Arizona State Prison finally received approval to start a drug treatment program for inmates. Benitez had been reading books written by L. Ron Hubbard and was convinced...

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How Drug and Alcohol Abuse Affect Body Weight

Recent research out of the University of Florida demonstrates that using drugs and alcohol can have an impact on a person’s body weight. This confirms widespread observation of the fact over the years. Many people recognize, for...

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5 Tips for a Safe and Sober Spring Break

Spring break is right around the corner for college students around the country. Students are gearing up for a welcome break from their studies and a chance to recharge and refresh ahead of the crunch time when finals roll...

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How Methadone Clinics are Causing Crime in Communities

Methadone clinics serve as hubs for people in the community who suffer from addiction to heroin and other opioid drugs and are trying to wean themselves off their addiction. Opiate addiction is notorious as having the most...

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5 Fears Preventing Addicts from Going to Rehab

According to the most recent statistics, around 20 million Americans suffer from a substance abuse disorder. In a given year, only around 1 in 10 of these actually receives any form of addiction treatment. Why do so many addicts...

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Few Addiction Treatment Options Available for Minors

A recent story featured in The Huffington Post underscored the need for greater access to drug detox programs for minors. Effectively treating drug addiction depends in large measure on taking fast action to handle the problem...

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Camps of Homeless Drug Dealers Invading Suburbs

The city of Santa Clarita is a Southern Californian suburb, approximately half an hour to the north of downtown Los Angeles. It has for decades built a reputation for being a bedroom community where families can raise their...

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Drug Company Sponsors Painkiller Awareness Campaign

Purdue Pharma, the drug company responsible for producing OxyContin and several other major prescription medications, has recently partnered with The Atlantic to launch a large-scale public awareness campaign. Titled “A Delicate...

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How an Addict’s Learning Process Is Distorted by Drugs

One of the most important questions about the process and mechanism of addiction has to do with how it can be that an addict could continue using drugs or alcohol despite every indication that he or she should scale back or quit...

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