State of Oklahoma Citation
Whereas, Narconon has been successfully operating a drug and alcohol rehabilitation as well as a drug education center in Oklahoma since 1992 and has offered its life saving drug and alcohol rehabilitation services to more than 2600 individuals using its own personnel and financial resources and a no cost to the state of Oklahoma.
Whereas, in September 2001, Narconon Arrowhead opened a 230-bed residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation program at the newly renovated Arrowhead Lodge in Pittsburg County.
Whereas, Narconon Arrowhead provides an innovative treatment program which helps to meet the challenge for effective alternative treatment modalities to be used to win the War on Drugs.
Whereas, since opening the new Arrowhead drug and alcohol rehabilitation and education center Narconon has delivered drug education programs to more than 58,000 young people in Oklahoma schools, youth groups and church camps throughout the state. All of these drug education programs were delivered at Narconon’s expense.
Whereas, Narconon has provided job opportunities for many people in southeastern Oklahoma and is now considered one of the larger employers in Pittsburg County.
Whereas, Narconon Arrowhead, through private funding sources, has provided 48 treatment beds per year for indigent people, many from Oklahoma, to participate in Narconon’s drug and alcohol rehabilitation program without cost.
NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to the motions of Senator Frank Shurden the Senate of the Great State of Oklahoma extends to Narconon Arrowhead for its dedication to the community and the people of Oklahoma as well as its commitment to the eradication of substance abuse and the rehabilitation of individuals whose lives have been affected by substance abuse, its sincere congratulations and directs that this Citation of Congratulations is presented.
Senator Cal Hobson
President Pro Tempore
Senator Frank Shurden
March 21, 2003