Ben Roethlisberger has been making headlines in recent days after speaking out and admitting he has struggled with alcohol and porn addictions over the years.
A Life Once Robbed by Drug Addiction, Now Freed to Start Living Again Before I started using drugs, I was a kid with many hobbies. I liked to swim, play sports, and had a love for film and media. I was very passionate about what I did. My relationship with my family was always good.
came across quite the interesting headline while browsing the internet, as police in Loretto, Tennessee issued a warning in a Facebook post that the dangers of flushing drugs such as Methamphetamine could potentially result in meth-raged gators lurking about (NBCNews.com).
It always started the same. I would get out of a treatment facility or detox center feeling confident and ready to get back to my life and do what needed to be done.
I have heard of Adderall, Ritalin , and other amphetamine drugs prescribed for ADHD, but until recently I had no idea that prescriptions for methamphetamine existed. They do, and they are in the form of a little 5 mg white tablet called Desoxyn.
Here is a great story from one of our recent graduates. She wrote this towards the end of her program when reflecting on a very impactful time in her life, one in which a simple choice based on persuasion led her back to a path of destruction.
Today I have reached the end of my program. Soon I will be leaving Narconon and returning to the life that I have for so long taken for granted and so many times attempted to destroy.
Coming to treatment was hands down the most terrifying decision I have made in my life, which seems laughable now considering all the dangerous and harmful choices I was continuing to make before I came.
The news has not exactly been brimming with positivity recently, as 2020 will undoubtedly go down as a historic year. Between the looting and riots caused by tragic current events, the COVID-19 pandemic and lives lost along with the economic fallout from the quarantine that has adversely affected numerous businesses, homes, and families, the year has been full of heartbreak on a global scale.
Addiction effects more than just the addict, the family suffers right along side them. However, a successful recovery also has the capacity to allow the family to reap the rewards and benefits as they also begin to heal.