What would your community be like if there was no addiction? According to the National Drug Information Center, the US as a whole would save $193 billion dollars on all the damage created by drug abuse and addiction.
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.
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.
In the field of addiction treatment, what is usually meant when you say “detox” is a medically supervised period of coming off the drugs a person was using. At Narconon, detoxification means something very different.
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.
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.
While cocaine has been around for many decades, abuse of this drug in the US really kicked into high gear in the 1980s. It took a little longer for usage rates to climb in Europe because of the distance from the major cocaine manufacturing countries in South America.
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.
It is one of the worst ironies of addiction that drug abuse itself lowers the awareness of the problem a person is having with drugs. In so many cases, a person may refuse help recovering from drug addiction, may reject the idea of drug rehab, because he or she can’t see the damage.
The latest estimates hold that there are roughly 20 million people across the United States whose drinking or drug use is serious enough that they meet the criteria for having a substance abuse disorder. Of these, around 1 in 10, or 2 million people, make it into treatment for their addiction in a given year.