Since 1992, Narconon Arrowhead in Oklahoma has been accredited by CARF (the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). CARF is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring the quality of drug rehabilitation services by onsite inspection, analysis and recommendations.
Studies & Reports
“A Simplified Method for Routine Outcome Monitoring after Drug Abuse Treatment” (R.D. Lennox, Ph.D.; MA Sternquist, MS, and A. Paredes, MD, published in the journal Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment 2013:7, 155-169) A study of 323 graduates showed that six months after completing the Narconon program, 73.5% of graduates had not used any illegal drug; 94% were arrest‑free.
Narconon Stockholm, Sweden, External Case Study (P. Gerdman, May 1981)
A study of 13 graduates showed that four years after completing the Narconon program: 78.6% drug-free; 73% stably employed.
“Summary Analysis of Routine Outcome Monitoring by Narconon Eslöv (Sweden) of Its Drug Rehabilitation Program Graduates, 2010-2012”
In this study, 49 Narconon graduates were surveyed one to three years after graduation. No drugs after first six months postgraduation, 80%. In previous 30 days: working or in school, 77%; arrest-free, 98%; good relations with family, 86%.
“Narconon Boston Case Study with Control” (C. H. Washburn, MD, June 30, 1975)
In this study of 11 graduates conducted 10 months postprogram, 91% of Narconon case study group were reported drug-free, compared to 0% of control group drug-free.
“Intermediate Sanctions for Juvenile Offenders: Impact of the Narconon New Life Detoxification on High-Rate Juvenile Offenders, Utah Fourth District Juvenile Court” (Study presented to the Conference of Western Attorneys General, Maui, August 2005)
One hundred of the first youths enrolled in this court-ordered program had been convicted of 1,100 misdemeanor or felony offenses within two years prior to the Narconon outpatient program. Following Narconon program completion, 63.5% of the juveniles were crime-free for two years after the program compared to 30.1% of a control group.
THE NARCONON DRUG EDUCATION CURRICULUM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: A NON-RANDOMIZED, CONTROLLED PREVENTION TRIAL
A SIMPLIFIED METHOD FOR ROUTINE OUTCOME MONITORING AFTER DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT
METHAMPHETAMINE EXPOSURE AND CHRONIC ILLNESS IN POLICE OFFICERS: SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT WITH SAUNA-BASED DETOXIFICATION THERAPY