Karen Hadley in Book review
August 23, 2019

American Fix: Ryan Hampton Says What Needs to Be Said

This new book, American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis and How to End It, addresses reasons for the hundreds of thousands of lives lost and the tough decisions that must be made to stop the carnage. It is an important book for anyone who wishes to understand this national crisis.


What Rehab Success Means

At what point has a drug addict in treatment achieved rehabilitation? How can you gauge real success with treatment? And what, really should be the outcome of any good drug rehab program?


Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Rehabilitation
August 29, 2015

Brandon’s Pain Relievers Lead to Addiction

As a teen, Brandon was a BMX rider — bicycle motocross or stunt riding — and that led to him tearing ligaments in his knee. The injury resulted in his being prescribed opiate pain medication and that started him on the road to addiction.


Sue Birkenshaw in Narconon
June 3, 2013

Narconon Releases Recovery Principles

The Narconon Drug Rehabilitation program’s unique and personalized structure strives not only to provide a drug-free environment but also to give each student the opportunity for full recovery.


Sue Birkenshaw in Recovery
December 8, 2011

Recovered from Alcohol Dependence

Started drinking at 12 years of age He’s 26 now but he started drinking when he was twelve years old. He always ran with an older crowd in Bossier City, Louisiana. It became a way of life for him and his friends – stealing beers and the remainders of half-full liquor bottles out of the home.