SUE BIRKENSHAW

Sue Birkenshaw

Sue has worked in the addiction field with the Narconon network for three decades. She has developed and administered drug prevention programs worldwide and worked with numerous drug rehabilitation centers over the years.


Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Addiction
July 5, 2018

More on – Is Drug Addiction a Disease?

If you are researching or studying the subject of addiction, you will come across many statements that addiction is a disease. But if addiction can be overcome based on a completely different premise, this seems to disprove the necessity of believing that addiction is a just a physiological disease.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Addiction
July 4, 2018

Better Solution Needed when Abuse of Opioid Drugs Hits All-Time High

It’s one thing to talk about the problem and completely another to define the solution. Many voices are in agreement that abuse of opioid drugs has hit an all-time high. But few voices define a solution that will have a better result than that which is offered at the moment.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Addiction
June 30, 2018

Living with an Alcoholic or Addict

There are plenty of challenging situations in life but surviving life with an alcoholic or addict is one of the most severe. The problems created by that person’s addiction can be life-threatening, can cause bankruptcy and the mental and emotional stress are unrelenting.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Addiction
June 29, 2018

Can Addiction Be Predicted?

The subject of addiction and what causes it is rife with theories. Any area of life or behavior which is problematic and not well understood all too frequently lends itself to a plethora of complexities and proposed solutions which ultimately prove unworkable and do not result in a betterment of the condition. So it is with addiction…

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Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Addiction
June 28, 2018

Fourteen Rules When Dealing with Addiction

When you’ve got a loved one who is addicted, it seems like all the rules change. The ways you have learned to care about and be patient with them just don’t work anymore. The problem is that it often takes the family a very long time to learn this lesson.

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How Can You Help Someone With a Drinking Problem?

In this country, there are millions of individuals struggling with a drinking problem, and many more family members and other loved ones trying to help them. If you are in this situation, you are definitely not alone.

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Narconon Louisiana New Life Retreat

Narconon Louisiana is a drug rehabilitation center located in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Just like the other Narconon drug rehabilitation centers, Narconon Louisiana helps people get off the most addicting drugs as painlessly as possible using drug-free withdrawal methods that follow any medical wean down needed.

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Narconon Suncoast Graduate Tells Her Story

Here is a success story from one graduate of Narconon Suncoast in Florida. “At this moment in time, I don’t even have the words to describe the sense of accomplishment I have right now. This program has not only given me my life back but has changed it drastically.

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How to Recover from Heroin Addiction

Finding out that a loved one has been using and is addicted to heroin is a terrible moment for any parent, sibling or other family members. Yet there is a way out of the nightmare of heroin addiction.

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Choosing Among the Many Alternatives for Addiction Recovery

When a family seeks a recovery program for a loved one, the variety of treatment programs they face will probably be baffling to them. It’s important to find the right type of program and one that aligns with the person's beliefs.

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