Narconon Freedom Center Alerts Parents to Dangerous Substances in Marijuana

Narconon Freedom Center is alerting parents to 6 dangerous substances found in marijuana as part of their ongoing Dangers of Drugs awareness campaign. These substances were found by researchers at the University of New Haven in Connecticut. In the production of marijuana, various substances can be found in the drug, like insects, pesticides and mold. Other byproducts found are fungi, mildew and bacterial contaminants (like e-coli and salmonella). One of the researchers, Heather Miller Coyle, found that many of these substances can be seen with the naked eye on the surface of plants.  Read More…

Narconon Freedom Center Gives Tips To Stay Clean And Not Revert During The Holidays

Albion, MI – Narconon Freedom Center, an alcohol and drug rehab facility, offers 5 tips to avoid relapse over the holidays when must-attend parties, family gatherings, hectic schedules and finances can add additional pressure to life. Many consider addiction to be a disease without a cure and that individuals in recovery must constantly monitor and work towards maintaining their life of sobriety. Unfortunately, the heightened stress and many parties during the winter months throw a lot of triggers in the way of recovery and threaten relapse. “We at Narconon believe people can completely recover from addiction and go on to …Continue Reading →

Narconon Freedom Center Offers Help To Veterans Struggling With Rx Drug Use This Holiday Season

Narconon Freedom Center, a drug rehab facility, is responding to the story CBS News broke this fall with a holiday special offer for veterans. The CBS story ( revealed returning veterans are receiving lethal amounts of pain medication from Veterans Affairs hospitals with case after case of veterans who died after following doctor’s orders. Congress started a probe into veteran’s prescription drug overdose deaths resulting in a House subcommittee holding a hearing on the problem. Department of Veterans Affairs physicians told the subcommittee that hospital administrators regularly pressured them to prescribe highly addictive narcotic painkillers to patients, even those they …Continue Reading →

7 Reasons To Enroll In Drug Rehab Immediately By Narconon Freedom Center

Narconon Freedom Center urges families to enroll their loved ones struggling with addiction into a long term residential drug rehab facility immediately. As part of their ongoing holiday addiction drug education campaign, they provide 7 reasons why this holiday season is the best time. If the holiday season is a time of family togetherness and spreading the season’s cheer, why would it be a good time to start a long term drug rehab program? Wouldn’t the addict miss out on the time of year that could help them recover from addiction on their own? Not exactly. While the holiday season …Continue Reading →

Narconon New Life Retreat Supports Recovery Month

Denham Springs, LA – Narconon New Life Retreat, an addiction recovery center, is including many practices into their treatment plans in order to support long term recovery.  In honor of September Recovery Month a series of open mic nights designed to teach creativity and life skills is under way, aligning with the 2013 theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together on Pathways to Wellness.” Students are invited to perform in group or alone and the whole recovery center attends.  This holistic approach to addiction treatment is just one of the ways the Narconon program works to help graduates plan for …Continue Reading →

Narconon Freedom Center Speaks Out Against Marijuana Legalized For Recreation Or Medical Use

Albion, MI – Narconon Freedom Center, an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center, speaks out against the Justice Department’s announcement on August 29th that they won’t challenge state marijuana laws that allow for the medical and recreational use of marijuana as long as the drug sales do not conflict with eight new federal enforcement priorities. The USA Today story of August, 29, 2013 ( , reports that the directive issued by Attorney General Eric Holder will apply nationwide, although it will largely affect the 20 states and the District of Columbia that allow for medical marijuana use, and affect Colorado and …Continue Reading →

Narconon Freedom Center Michigan Names New Drug Education Officer

Albion, MI – Narconon Freedom Center, an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center, welcomes Honalee Johnson to the position of Drug Education Officer.  Ms. Johnson and her team of Drug Education Lectures travel to schools in Michigan and the surrounding states delivering the popular and highly effective Narconon Drug Education talks. The drug prevention education program is designed to provide young people with the true and correct educational materials about drugs so they can make up their own minds to stay away from them. After the talks, students fill out surveys regarding what they learned.  Here are a few responses from …Continue Reading →

Narconon Freedom Center Reports Younger Heroin Users Enrolling

Albion, MI – Narconon Freedom Center Intake Counselors report program enrollees who are seeking help with heroin addiction are younger than previous years.  Currently, the demographic of program starts is shifting more and more to 18 and 19 year old who are shooting heroin.  Prior years showed enrollees in their early 20’s. “As Intake Counselor interviews are conducted on students doing the Narconon Program, we are learning that they started experimenting with nonmedical use of prescription pain relievers or Oxy in their early teens (13-15 years of age) and as the Oxy supply decreased they switched to heroin which is …Continue Reading →

Narconon Freedom Center Completes Intake Counselor Office Renovations

Albion, MI – Narconon Freedom Center Michigan just completed a renovations project for eight new Intake Counselor Offices.  The center routinely handles between 400 and 800 calls a week from people requesting information about alcohol and drug addiction and the holistic drug rehab program the center delivers.   The new offices increase the number of Intake Counselors the center can have on hand to help callers.  Intake Counselors answer questions ranging from: “What are the signs a child or loved one could be abusing alcohol or drugs?”  “What should I do if I suspect my child is using drugs?” “What types …Continue Reading →

First Narconon Program Graduate Celebrates Narconon’s 47th Anniversary in Drug Rehab

Clearwater, FL – Gordon Weinand, a graduate of the first Narconon drug rehab program delivered in an Arizona state prison in 1966, celebrates Narconon’s 47th Anniversary and his 47th year of living drug free. “Narconon’s 47th anniversary tribute would not be complete without sharing some of the story of its unique founder and my best friend, William Benitez,” says Weinand Benitez tells of his struggles to get clean and his search for a successful recovery 47 years ago that is still relevant to the millions who are still searching for answers today.  He started smoking post when he was 13 …Continue Reading →