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Seeking Recovery for Crack Cocaine Addiction

When crack cocaine roared through the American landscape in the late 1980s, it tore many people away from their productive, enjoyable lives and their families. Crack is a toxic drug, very harsh and quickly addictive. Those who became addicted to … Continue reading

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Mick’s Recovery from Drug Addiction

A few beers stolen out of the fridge at home when he was a kid didn’t create any particular attraction for Mick. He avoided any drug or alcohol use during high school – he didn’t even smoke cigarettes. In the … Continue reading

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How to Achieve Lasting Recovery from Drug Addiction

When the true factors that underlay addiction are addressed and handled, then addiction recovery can be long lasting. When these factors are covered up with medication or psychiatric diagnoses, the recovery may not be so durable. Only uncovering and addressing … Continue reading

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Joe’s Recovery from Heroin Addiction

The first drug J.P. from Baton Rouge ever used was heroin. He was twelve years old. Running with an older crowd, he did what they did and what they were doing was heroin. From that point, there were few drugs … Continue reading

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ALCOHOL RECOVERY – PART IVb – LEARNING HOW TO LEARN

So let’s pull all this together now, and explain why one of the early steps of the Narconon program for alcohol recovery is a study course. We all know that there is a crisis of education in this country. We … Continue reading

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ALCOHOL RECOVERY – PART IVa – LEARNING HOW TO LEARN

So far, everything we have talked about has been directly related to alcoholism or, more accurately, the drinking of alcohol. As you might guess from the title of this part, we are now going to talk about a part of … Continue reading

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ALCOHOL RECOVERY – PART III – THE NEW LIFE DETOXIFICATION PROGRAM

WITHDRAWAL VERSUS DETOXIFICATION Having gotten the alcoholic through drug-free withdrawal we have him to the point at which he can think in a reasonably straight line. He is no longer ruled by the need to procure his next drink. He … Continue reading

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ALCOHOL RECOVERY – PART II – WITHDRAWAL

MEDICALLY SUPERVISED WITHDRAWAL Withdrawing from any substance to which one has become addicted is not easy. In fact, it is one of the most difficult things a person can experience. No inquisitor of the middle ages could have devised a … Continue reading

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ALCOHOL RECOVERY – A PERSPECTIVE Part I – Introduction

If you watch or read the news today, if you look at what is capturing the headlines, it really comes down to only a few major topics. Obviously, the current state of the US economy and the gridlock in the … Continue reading

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