Upon successfully completing the Narconon Suncoast program, a recent graduate recounts the wins and gains he experienced while getting off drugs and handling the core roots of his addiction. “Life is a crazy thing.
I was using heroin and crack before coming to Narconon Suncoast . I ruined my relationships with my family and I was the type of person who would hurt everyone around them. I lied, cheated and stole from people to get what I wanted. I didn’t care about myself or anyone else for that matter.
Growing up, I watched my parents fight more than they talked, which was rarely because my dad was always at work. He was only home every few weeks, but every time he was, they fought. I told myself when I grew up I would never be in that kind of a marriage.
Upon successfully completing the Narconon Suncoast program, a recent graduate recounts the wins and gains he experienced while getting off drugs and handling the core roots of his addiction . “Life is a crazy thing.
As a young boy, I grew up in a strict household where I was always put down. I wasn’t allowed to speak my mind or stand up to my parents, whether I was right or wrong. I was always getting into some sort of trouble and getting grounded.
The tools NARCONON has given me, through Life Skills has put me in the position of strength and power instead of fear and retreat. To find who I really am and who I’ve always been inside is such a liberating experience. I will be forever grateful for the freedom I now have to live my life in the TRUE definition of Love.
Before I came to Narconon Suncoast , I did not confront situations that arose in my life. I hid my emotions and never talked to anyone about the way I felt. I did not use my time wisely and I was not a productive member of society.
Today there is an epidemic sweeping across our nation. It is not a communicable, incurable disease, but the end result is just as deadly. Its symptoms are addiction and depression; however, the problem isn’t the drugs or pathological sadness. The epidemic is based in fear.
When mothers watch one of their children lose everything —jobs, health, family, even hope—to addiction, it cuts deeply right to the core of her. For so many years, she protected and nurtured this child. And now she can protect him (or her) no longer.
Albert Einstein believed miracles are everything or miracles are nothing. When I reflect on those words everything becomes so simple. The way I perceive life and what we are doing is nothing short of a miracle.