The Terrifying Escalation of Drug Dangers in America
The drugs of today are a far cry from the drugs today’s parents and grandparents used. They are more potent and have more dangerous and deadly effects. Staying safe means staying informed about these dangers.
Alcohol Consumption Linked to Stroke Risk
A study organized by a group of researchers at the University of Galway in Ireland found a link between alcohol use and increased risk for stroke, emphasizing the need for people to reduce alcohol consumption.
How to Do the Hard Work of Saving an Addicted Person’s Life
It’s extremely common for an addicted person to refuse offers of rehab. So how can you save their life? By approaching this challenge in the right way, it is possible to get them to say “Yes.”
Promoting Ketamine as Depression Treatment Ignores the Addictive Nature of the Drug
New reports show the club drug ketamine, also known as “Special K,” may be used to treat severe depression. But is it such a good idea to push a drug to treat depression when that drug has a long history of being addictive, mind-altering, and potentially quite harmful?
Drug Abuse and the Devastating Birth Defects It May Cause
It’s tragic every time a person loses their health and sobriety to drug addiction. But it is much more tragic when a tiny baby is born with impairments as a result of its exposure to those drugs. They may suffer their whole lives, and they may even lose their lives as a consequence. Information on what disabilities or deformities may result from the use of alcohol or various drugs may help women of child-bearing years make the choice to maintain their sobriety.
Feeling Better Day by Day
One of our graduates tells his story of how he used drugs everyday and finally got tired of it. He called Narconon and graduated the program. Now he is sober, happy, and appreciates the little things in life.
Despite Big Pharma Claims, Less than One-Third of Drugs Offer Relief to Patients
A recent study found that despite billions of dollars spent annually on marketing and ad buys, most pharmaceutical drugs don’t work that well on patients who take them.
Mother’s Struggle with Addiction Too
One of our graduates tells her story of how being a mother and struggling with addiction was a battle. Eventually addiction took over and she lost sight of what was important. But thanks to Narconon she was able to repair the damage and be there for her kids.
THC, Delta 8 and CBD: What Are They? Are They addictive?
From THC to CBD and from delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol to CBG—the cannabis industry is constantly bringing new products to market. Some are addictive or harmful and others have therapeutic value. We’ve rounded up the most important information you need to know.
Prescription Drug Take Back Day Provides Opportunity to Make Homes Safer
One of the most common ways young people experiment with prescription drugs for the first time is by finding the drugs in the family medicine cabinet and consuming them. Parents might not think there’s any harm in keeping certain pharmaceuticals in the home, but in light of the American opioid epidemic – which was partly started by the abuse of prescription painkillers – parents must recognize the risk of keeping unused medication in the home. Parents should dispose of unused medications during the upcoming Prescription Drug Take Back Day event.