ADDICTION AND FAMILY

Justin in Success Story
June 10, 2021

The Joys of Being a Sober Father

A successful Narconon Suncoast graduate shares his incredible experience of fatherhood since completing his program, and how amazing it is to be present and set the positive example for his daughter that he now can!

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Justin in Sobriety
April 22, 2021

The Rewards of Healing as a Family

Recovery from addiction is a process, as it not only involves the person attempting to overcome drug addiction but also the loved ones in that person’s life. When everything comes full circle, everyone involved has the chance to benefit.

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Justin in Success Story
December 18, 2020

A Holiday Season Worth Celebrating Thanks to Narconon

I cannot express enough how happy I am to be spending this coming up holiday and every future holiday free from the hell I had created for me and my family. My mom told me that she feels like she now has her daughter back and this was the best gift I could have ever given her for Christmas. The relationship I have with my family now is beyond great compared to a year ago...

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Justin in Success Story
December 9, 2020

A Mother Who Has Found Her Purpose and Freedom from Addiction

I started using drugs, I had a very unstable and dysfunctional childhood. My dad was addicted to meth and we were constantly getting evicted from our homes because they had no money for rent.

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Justin in Recovery
September 28, 2020

Life After Addiction

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.

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Justin in Addiction
January 16, 2020

Curiosity Killed the Cat

I remember before I tried heroin, I asked someone what it was like. They said “it’s like a nice warm/numb feeling, it’s the best feeling ever, I don’t know how to explain it really” and they were right, but now if someone were to ever ask me what it’s like, I would tell them…

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Justin in Addiction
January 10, 2020

A Message to Addicts: Take Back Control of Your Life

When I reflect on my life as an addict, now from the perspective of a man who has left that lifestyle behind, it’s eye-opening to see just how much I failed to control any aspect of my life while using and abusing drugs and alcohol.

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Drew Jambon in Addiction
December 5, 2019

A Message to Families For The Holidays-Waiting is Not an Option

If you are the family member of an addict and are struggling with the idea of getting your loved one help, especially during this holiday season when so much is going on, I hope this message finds you.

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Drew Jambon in Addiction
November 27, 2019

Finding Reasons to Be Thankful as Addiction Hits Home

It’s the time of year when families across the country attempt to take a step back and find the things in which they are thankful. Gratitude is given for things like food on the table, family, friends, health, our freedom and so on.

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