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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Alcohol Abstinence: How Long Can you Go Without a Drink

Have you ever wondered if you were an alcoholic? Have you ever found yourself worrying about whether or not you might be getting hooked on alcohol, thinking that maybe your social drinking habit has turned into just a habit and...

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‘Dirty Sprite’ Now New Drug Trend with Teens

If you ever hear your teenaged children talking about drinking a “dirty Sprite,” your ears should perk up and you need to recognize that he or she is not just mentioning soda. Dirty Sprite is the name of a new cocktail, also...

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What Is a Drug Informant

It’s a common scenario: You’re arrested for possession, distribution, cultivation or some other illegal activity involving drugs, and you find yourself looking at a long list of serious potential consequences. You could be at...

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Looking Back on Recovery Month 2014

This past month, nearly a thousand events were held in observance of National Recovery Month. The official website for National Recovery Month, www.recoverymonth.gov, listed a total of 997 events on the calendar for September,...

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What Is the Disease Theory of Addiction

Is addiction a disease? Depending on who you ask, the answer you get may be “Yes” or “No.” A large number of people subscribe to what is referred to as the “disease theory of addiction,” a view which holds that addiction is...

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Cancer Prevention Can Start with Alcohol Abstinence

Ask anyone about the health reasons why they should avoid consuming alcohol to excess, and you will usually hear essentially the same list from person to person. “It can cause weight gain.” “It’s bad for your liver.” “It can...

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Should Sugar Intake Be Limited for Those in Addiction Rehabilitation

In 2013, a team of researchers working at the Connecticut College announced a startling discovery. The had found that Oreo cookies are just as addictive as cocaine, at least among the lab rats that they were working with in the...

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Even a Legal High Has Consequences

One evening in April of this year, a Denver man named Richard Kirk purchased some marijuana edibles, candy with cannabis cooked into it, and a joint at a store near his home. Marijuana had been legalized for recreational use in...

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