Prescription Drugs For the last two decades, doctors have been handing out painkillers almost with abandon. Not only was severe, life-ending pain treated with these addictive substances, but also chronic, moderate pain like knee pain and low-back pain.
People who lose everything to addiction are not always scruffy, poorly-dressed individuals living on the margins of society. Wealthy, high profile individuals may also fall to this problem.
There is some false information that has been spread through word of mouth and unfortunately by some famous artists. This is that drugs induce or assist in creative thought when trying to create on your art.
We are honored to announce another graduate completing the Narconon Program. We have seen the transformation right in front of our eyes and we are so excited for her to begin her journey.
“When I first arrived at Narconon Ojai, I had no idea what was in store for me and to say the least I was doubtful. I had been to three prior rehabs, all ending with the same results—failure and immediate relapse.…“
It is thrown in our face in every other commercial, in almost every movie, on billboards, in flashing lights, in magazines, and just about everywhere you turn. It’s the idea of having a cold brew, a shot on the rocks, or a martini — shaken not stirred.
“Well first let me start off with I had my doubts about this program. I had been to 10 programs before this one so I didn’t think that Narconon could teach me or do more for me than any of the previous programs but what can I tell you after these 10 weeks I’m a different person…“
Our great nation is struggling with a highly lethal drug epidemic, one which causes problems and crippling issues of the very worst kind. For years we have felt the tight grip of the addiction crisis. With 24 million-plus people in the U.S. struggling with substance abuse, it’s likely that most of us have been affected by this problem in some way or another.
Our Deputy Executive Director for Production Sam Hobson did a drug education lecture this past week at a middle school in the heart of LA off Crenshaw Boulevard. These kids were so bright and had such potential.
"Looking at the difference between the photo of me before I came to Narconon Ojai and the photo of me today made me realize how far I've come in such a short period of time. It made me remember the dark place I was in before coming here…“