With Newfound Confidence and Inspiration, I am Looking Forward to My Drug-Free Life

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Before coming to Narconon Suncoast, I was running around crazy, both using and selling drugs. I had become all about money and had lost focus on what was truly important to me. Before using drugs, my life was simple and peaceful, very family-oriented, and I was also always motivated. Drug addiction affected my life tremendously. I lost all inspiration on my goals and dreams and what was truly important to me. I would disappear for months at a time with family not knowing where I was. I lost connection with my long-lasting friendships and was always distant because of my addiction.

This all had an extremely negative impact on my companies. I stopped caring and paying attention to them and ended up losing a lot of money and almost my companies with it. Due to my addiction, I also lost my girlfriend, who I had started my company with and loved dearly. It was a mess.

My parents started looking for places and found Narconon Suncoast. I came because my drug addiction had gotten so severe, and the night before I decided to come, I ate some mushrooms and had a bad trip and realized it was time to get help before I ended up dead or in prison

Still even knowing I needed help, I still did not want to be at a rehab when I came. When I saw how blessed I was to be surrounded by the great staff here, some of them graduates themselves, that began to put my mind at ease, knowing the people helping me could relate to what I was going through. The staff have helped me so much, they have changed and saved my life. When outside issues arose, they were able to keep me levelheaded, and I am beyond grateful.

“I stayed in this program because every day I felt the changes as I began to feel better and better, and I knew I was getting blessed on an everyday basis.”

I stayed in this program because every day, I felt the changes as I began to feel better and better, and I knew I was getting blessed on an everyday basis. I knew that with the way I was feeling, both physically and mentally, that I would never go back to drugs because of how much better it has been to feel this way. What would be the point? If it were not for this program, I would have never had that mindset to not only get clean and sober but also stay that way.

I have gained patience, confidence in myself, inspiration, and a clear mind and body with all my motivation again. I am looking forward to living a happy and drug-free life, setting goals, and then achieving them, and setting new ones. I am excited about reconnecting with my family and friends to continue to grow as an adult and take advantage of my blessings and the small things in life. Thank you, Narconon Suncoast. 

N.P.—Narconon Suncoast Graduate



Justin has been working in the field of addiction and recovery for over 1 year. Justin earned his Bachelors's Degree in Finance from Florida State University. Having been an addict himself, he brings real-world experience to the table when helping addicts and their families, while also offering a first-person perspective to the current drug crisis. Justin is passionate about educating the public about what’s currently going on in our society, and thankfully, offers practical solutions.