Thanksgiving 2020 may seem like a trivial holiday given all that is going on in the world, but I hope it instead gains value in remembering that for us to recover as a society, we must find the good in all the muck and use it to build a better future.
Oregon Votes to Decriminalize Drugs Such as Heroin, Cocaine, and Meth With Addiction Treatment Initiative-Right Move?
Oregon became the first state to decriminalize illegal street drugs such as heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine when they voted in favor of Measure 110 by a 55.8% majority.
Narconon Suncoast is proud to celebrate 5 years of helping people overcome drug addiction. Since its grand opening on the 8th of November, 2015 Narconon Suncoast has provided quality effective drug and alcohol treatment to the Tampa Bay area. Narconon Suncoast Celebrates 5 Years of Saving Lives.
It is no secret that addiction can be highly stigmatized in our society , and one of the main things that creates that stigma is that there is often a lot of failure for addicts trying to get clean.
1 Year Later and The Road to Success that Began at Narconon A little over a year ago, I was making the trip to Narconon to begin my journey towards a drug-free life and I was terrified. I had just left everything behind. My job, my girlfriend, my house, my life.
2 Years Since Coming to Narconon Suncoast, 2 Years Drug-Free! Before coming to Narconon Suncoast, my longest stint of ‘sobriety’ was 6 months. Previous efforts to get clean involved going to treatment without ever handling anything about my addiction or why I chose to use drugs in the first place .
Six months ago, I completed the Narconon Program at Narconon Suncoast. My progress has been constantly changing as I have progressed through many different stages of sobriety .
It is the million-dollar question. How long does it take for someone to truly overcome an addiction? There are many more questions that will arise within that question.
A lot of emphasis is put on the pain and anguish that both addicts and families often suffer when we discuss what addiction does to our society. Having lived through it, I know all about that as well as how easy it is on addicts and families to lose hope amid the struggle. While I understand that, I would like to focus on what life can be like once addiction has been overcome.
I was fortunate enough to be on Dr. Stephen Nedd’s Body Chat Podcast recently and spoke with Ron Nedd on the Narconon Program, my experience with addiction and other treatment facilities, as well as all of the great successes I have had the privilege to be a part of as a staff member at Narconon Suncoast.