Karen in Health risks
April 15, 2020

Addiction, the Coronavirus and Six Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Illness

With the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are looking at how we can reduce our risk of illness. For a person addicted to drugs or alcohol, it could be critically important to take such steps right now.


Karen in Health risks
February 1, 2019

Eliminating Health Problems Could Start with Eliminating Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Drug use and excessive alcohol consumption cause and worsen a very long list of physical and mental illnesses. To maintain a healthy life, avoiding drug use, or recovering from addiction, are vital first steps.


Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Addiction
May 23, 2018

Cocaine is Bad for One’s Heart – in More Ways than One

Cocaine can also accelerate the buildup of plaque inside the arteries, leading to atherosclerosis. Direct damage to some types of heart muscle cells can lead to cardiomyopathy, where the heart becomes abnormally enlarged, thickened or stiffened, leading to less efficiency.


Sue Birkenshaw in Narconon
December 9, 2014

Narconon Releases New Information on the Health Effects of Drugs

Recently, Narconon has taken action to refocus attention on the potential for health damage caused by illicit drugs by releasing a report on the risks of using cocaine.