Denham Springs, LA – Narconon Louisiana lends its supports MADD and their efforts to eradicate drunk driving. To increase the awareness of drunk driving and the effects of it, some of the Narconon clients have enrolled in MADD Victim Impact Panels.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving was founded in 1980 by Candy Lightner whose daughter was tragically killed by a drunk driver who was a repeat offender. The goal of MADD is to reduce drunken driving fatalities. Their efforts have been highly effective in reducing the number of deaths that are directly related to driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

The Victim Impact Panel is an awareness program for those convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. The panel consists of a non-confrontational presentation where victims of these crimes tell their stories of how an impaired driver changed their life forever.

Through these panel presentations, the Narconon clients experience the impact of drunk driving through the eyes of a victim, a rescue workers and an offender.   From a victim they hear things like, “The good news was that our daughter was killed instantly.”  From a rescue professional they hear, “It’s the faces of the children killed by drunk drivers that you never forget.”  From an offender they hear, “Not a day goes by that I don’t think about the lady I killed. And it was all because I chose to drive after drinking.”

As a result of these panels, Narconon clients have a greater understanding of their actions and the consequences of driving impaired. One Narconon Louisiana client describes her experience, “I never thought twice about getting behind the wheel of a car when I was drinking. I told myself drinking was the only way I felt normal. Until one day I woke up handcuffed to a hospital bed. I had broken off the front right wheel of my car. To this day, I have no idea what I hit. It is only by the grace of God that it was not a child. The Victim Impact Panel really left an impression on me. To see how my actions could have affected another human being was something I will never forget.” M.M.

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“Narconon Louisiana is committed to improving the lives of those afflicted with alcoholism and drug addiction. We support Mothers Against Drunk Driving in their efforts to bring awareness and responsibility to those who would choose to drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol,” says Cathy Steiner, Executive Director, Narconon Louisiana Riverbend  Retreat.  “And if you or someone you love is struggling with alcohol addiction, we can help.  We have the alcohol abuse solutions which are proven to be effective.”

Those needing help are encouraged to call a friendly counselor now at 1-877-340-3602 for a confidential consultation and assessment. The Narconon alcohol and drug rehabilitation program prides itself with their 75% success rate.  This success is attributed to its unique drug-free rehabilitation program which uses nutrition and nutritional supplements as an important component of its delivery as opposed to using drugs or medications.  Drug cravings are addressed during the Narconon New Life Detoxification program which helps remove the drug toxins that are stored in body.  Followed by life skills courses that locate why a person started abusing drugs in the first place, the Narconon Program enables an addict to achieve a stable drug-free environment to tackle life problems by providing them with the skills they need to make better choices.

About Narconon Louisiana

Narconon Louisiana, located in Denham Springs, is a non-profit alcohol and drug rehabilitation center licensed by the State of Louisiana.   The Narconon drug rehabilitation and education program was founded in 1966 by William Benitez and uses the drug-free rehabilitation and social education methodology based on research developed by American author and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard. They are dedicated to eliminating alcohol and addiction through drug prevention education and rehabilitation.  If you know someone struggling with alcohol addiction or drug abuse and would like more information visit http://www.drugabusesolution.com or call 877-340-3602. Any questions you have in the matter will be addressed in confidence.

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