Contributing to the drug addiction problem in Egypt are boredom, poverty, unemployment and depravation. These situations are not exclusive to Egypt, however, and are shared by many nations. Although drug addiction is still considered taboo in the area, a recent investigation and study found online participation and response to be very helpful. For many people, drugs are simply a way of life, albeit a life which may be cut short due to drug addiction. Narconon Egypt recognized a need for successful drug rehabilitation and responded by opening a center in the area. This Narconon center joins 140 others around the world offering a drug free, holistic program that has proven successful.
Egypt is, although somewhat secretively, becoming a haven of not only drug abuse and addiction, but drug trafficking. Unemployment is very high in Egypt, which may lead individuals to a feeling of despair and hopelessness. The mere presence of drugs offers a sometimes overwhelming opportunity to use and abuse drugs. Not only Cannabis is consumed, but narcotics and opioids as well. Outside of the view of media, drug deals can be seen in all major parts of Egypt, indicating the need for realistic drug rehabilitation.
What drugs are prominent in Egypt may surprise many people. The following is a list of known drugs that are used in the area:
- Angel Dust
Realistically, with the derivatives of many of the above substances, there are hundreds of drugs readily available in Egypt. Many of the individuals using these drugs are under the age of 25, although people from all age groups are affected.
The need is evident. What then can Narconon Egypt offer those who have fallen into drug use and drug addiction? Firstly, they can offer dignity. Those who attend the program are not referred to as patients, but rather, students. A treatment plan, which is formulated after the initial interview with the addicted person, will be constructed. Each individual is different, and Narconon realizes this. Their program has a proven method consisting of 8 steps. The Narconon Egypt program, like other Narconons, is a long term residential setting.
Detoxification is done without the aid of drugs. Narconon does not condone the substitution of addictions. Methadone, which is often used in other programs, is itself very addictive. Holistic methods (those that treat the mind, body and spirit) are an important part of the success of the Narconon program. The program also enhances the learning experience so that students do not only have the opportunity to learn skills needed, but the ability to learn them. The rehabilitation center also incorporates methods which identify past behaviors and triggers, but concentrates on the present and future.
Those who have been involved in a life of drugs often benefit from the Narconon program reintroduction of personal values and integrity courses delivered at Narconon Egypt. Drug addicts are not necessarily bad people; they just got into a bad lifestyle. That lifestyle can be improved, and many students go on to lead happy and healthy lives as a result of the program. Students are taught how to improve their situation in life and how to incorporate the tools which are taught by the Narconon drug rehabilitation program at Narconon Egypt.
Overall, the Narconon treatment centers have a 3 out 4 success rate. Graduates of the Narconon programs often freely share their experiences to others in hopes they too will seek help. Narconon Egypt has been welcomed into Egypt and has already helped many individuals break free from drugs and drug addiction. They reach out to the young people also, as they ultimately will have the most to lose. Young people who start out life with addictions basically have no future at all unless they receive competent rehabilitation.
The Narconon program has been around for decades, although it is relatively new to Egypt. Already they are seeing success in the area by offering hope to those whose lives are being ruined by drug use and addiction in Egypt. Information and education to the public are available at Narconon Egypt, as well as the world renowned Narconon drug rehabilitation.