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Sick as Our Secrets

Sick as Our Secrets

  A couple weeks back I wrote an article titled “My Last High” http://www.treatment4addiction.com/blog/my-last-high/ in which I recollected, you guessed it: the last time I got high, and the painstaking process of detoxification that followed. I had never disclosed to anyone such a detailed, in depth recount of the experience since it happened. I spilled my guts out, making sure not to hold back anything. I had no consideration for the weak stomachs of others. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Recovery, Spirituality

The Truth About Narconon

The Truth About Narconon

Narconon is a controversial drug treatment program which claims a presence in 45 countries.[1]This “treatment” program is closely tied with the Church of Scientology and its ideals. The initial program utilized for addicts entering treatment at Narconon is a drug-free withdrawal. This assesses physical drug addiction without the use of medication. Addicts are simply provided with high doses of vitamins and “assists”, which is a spiritual healing method. The withdrawal process also uses long sauna … Read entire article »

Filed under: Addiction, Recovery, Treatment

The Drug Addict’s Double Life

The Drug Addict’s Double Life

Many people who use drugs do not consciously become addicts. This is true the majority of the time. But, whether we consider ourselves to be addicts or not, we all knowingly abuse drugs. This is always true. That being said, when most addicts first start to poke around in the world of drugs, we’re generally aware of what we’re up to and what we’re up against when we choose to pursue that sort of lifestyle … Read entire article »

Filed under: Addiction, Alcohol and Drugs, Life

Possible Bad Batch of Heroin Causing Rise in Overdoses

Four overdoses, one day, one city. Utah medics are particularly concerned about the number of heroin overdoses lately; could it be due to the economy? Unified Fire Authority Capt. Fitz Peterson believes this recession has a lot to do with this alarming problem. Fatality occurred in at least half of Peterson’s cases. One of the victims, a 20 year old male, is now brain dead because neither he nor the other victims were breathing sufficiently to maintain their lives. The bizarre raise in heroin overdoses in Salt Lake County has officials on extra alert and outreach for users to get help. Some investigators have a sneaking suspicion that a “bad batch” of heroin has reached the streets in Salt Lake County. Peterson is encouraging users to dispense … Read entire article »

Filed under: Addiction, Alcohol and Drugs

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