Narconon Arrowhead FAQ
Where is Narconon Arrowhead located?
Narconon Arrowhead is located inside Arrowhead State Park near Canadian, Oklahoma, just off US-69. The nearest city is McAlester which is about twenty miles south of Canadian. Tulsa is approximately 93 miles to the northwest.
How many people can recover from their addictions at one time at Narconon Arrowhead?
Narconon is the flagship of the Narconon network of rehabilitation centers. This large facility can service as many as 210 people in recovery at one time. There are separate wings for the female and male students. There are also Executive Suites for those who need to continue working while they are in recovery. These suites offer WiFi and fax access.
What is the environment like at Narconon Arrowhead?
The main lodge rests on a rise overlooking Lake Eufaula and distant hills. The lodge has a natural style that harmonizes with the rocky, rolling hills. The front entrance opens into a large atrium with offices on one side and expansive views on the other. The wings for the male and female students all open onto this atrium. Stretching to the north and south of the lodge are fifty cabins that house many of the staff. Thus there are staff available to assist the students at any time of the day or night and in any weather conditions.
What is the setting like around Narconon Arrowhead?
The lodge is surrounded by hundreds of acres of wooded parkland. The park is shared with deer, turkey, raccoons, possum, rabbits, coyotes and a wide variety of colorful songbirds.
What amenities exist for those in recovery?
When they are not engaged in classes or other recovery activities, those in recovery at Narconon Arrowhead enjoy playing basketball, tennis, volleyball or visiting the weight room. They may spend time watching a movie in the lounge or playing pool. They may take walks through the park and there are occasional trips to the lake.
How many staff does Narconon Arrowhead have?
There are approximately 160 local residents of Oklahoma employed at Narconon Arrowhead.
How many credentialed staff or addiction recovery professionals are employed at Narconon Arrowhead?
Twenty-seven staff are credentialed addiction treatment specialists. Five are Certified Case Managers; two are state-trained Addiction Severity Index Interviewers; four are Recovery Support Specialists trained by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse; twenty are Certified Chemical Dependency Counselors, three are Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors and two are Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors.
How many medical and nursing staff work at Narconon Arrowhead?
There are eight full-time registered nurses or licensed practical nurses, with around-the-clock availability. Narconon Arrowhead also has a staff medical doctor. This complement exceeds the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse requirements for a drug rehabilitation facility of our size.