Current estimates hold that that more than 20 million people in the United States are living with an addiction to drugs or alcohol. To put that figure in perspective, it amounts to more than the entire population of New York state. Unfortunately, only slightly more than 10% of those who meet the criteria for substance abuse disorder or addiction receive the treatment they need. Instead, they continue to live lives plagued by drugs, always looking for the next fix rather than pursuing their dreams and goals. As though the current situation wasn’t already bad enough, it is steadily getting worse. Approximately 7,000 young people start drinking alcohol every day, and another 5,000 begin using drugs. In the face of such staggering statistics, it can clearly be seen that even the most effective drug rehab program is no match for the constantly increasing number of substance abusers and addicts. Drug rehab is a costly proposition, both in terms of resources and time. No matter how diligently those in the field of addiction treatment may work, they cannot hope to keep up with the ever increasing numbers of addicts. Narconon recognizes this fact, and they are taking effective steps to correct the situation. Continue reading
Children learn what drugs really are through teachers delivering Narconon Drug Education. It becomes fun to learn and easy to make correct decisions.