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Saturday, August 23, 2014
Studies Conclude Mindfulness Treats Addiction More Effectively Than Traditional Treatments
Tue, 29 Apr 2014, 08:00:28 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., April 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Experts say the results of two recent studies found a mindfulness approach to treating addiction helped more people kick habits long-term, in some cases, over four times the success rate from traditional treatment methods. 'I'm delighted to read about this study. But it doesn't surprise me. Having worked in many different treatment programs through the years, I find mindfulness to be the most effective approach,' says Scott Kiloby of the Kiloby Center.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Highlights Need for New Addiction Treatment Methods
Tue, 11 Feb 2014, 07:59:18 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman's probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. But according to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren't saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don't work in the long term.
Sobriety Navigator Launches Informational Forum and Chat Web Site
Fri, 08 Feb 2013, 06:56:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sobriety Navigator has announced the launch of their new, full feature web site dealing with addictions - both chemical and behavioral - and the effects they have on individuals, their friends, families and loved ones.
TVECA Claims E-Cig Company V2 Touts Its Products for Quitting Smoking and That Electronic Cigarettes Are Not Tobacco Products
Wed, 03 Oct 2012, 17:29:35 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA) is announcing to the 'e-cig' industry that V2 Electronic Cigarette Company touts in a corporate video that their products are 'intended for long-term smokers that have had not had any success in quitting traditional cigarettes.'
Narconon Trois-Rivieres Drug Rehab True Result
Tue, 10 Apr 2012, 16:57:04 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, April 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Narconon drug rehabilitation program is a voluntary, drug-free, social-education model, says Andre Ahern, director of legal affairs at Narconon Trois-Rivieres. 'Voluntary' and 'drug-free' are key words, he adds, for the thousands of students accepted into the Narconon program around the world.
Narconon Releases New Emotionally Charged Graduate Success DVD
Tue, 27 Dec 2011, 13:45:00 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada, Dec. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon has just released an emotionally powerful new DVD this month and you can get it FREE! The almost five minute video gives the viewer an inside look at the real emotion and success of a Narconon graduate. This particular DVD, just released in late November shows only a handful of Narconon graduates on their final day attending their graduation ceremony at the Narconon center located in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada.
Canada Narconon Delivers Part II of Live Holiday Extravaganza
Mon, 24 Oct 2011, 08:59:39 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's that time again; the Canadian Narconon located in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada will be broadcasting its second live Narconon graduation on the Internet this December. The exact date has yet to be announced, but organizers are projecting this will happen in early December.
'No Longer Silent' Documents Journey from Victimhood to Recovery
Tue, 26 Apr 2011, 22:10:52 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tammy Gagnon announced this week the release of her new book, 'No Longer Silent' (ISBN: 978-0-578-06895-4), an autobiography that depicts years of emotional and sexual abuse, culminating in forgiveness and rebuilding.
Narconon Drug Prevention Specialists Say 420 Events Pose New Problems
Tue, 19 Apr 2011, 23:09:20 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- April 20th signals 420 events all over the world. Perhaps not as well known as other observances, the 20th day of April at 4:20 in the afternoon is the signal for cannabis users to gather in parks, on campuses and other locations to smoke pot publicly and otherwise flaunt laws against the drug, says Narconon.
Differences between OxyContin Addiction and Heroin Addiction
Mon, 14 Feb 2011, 19:44:30 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an addict's view, the differences between Heroin addiction and OxyContin addiction are virtually non-existent, reports JF Dubreuil of Narconon Trois-Rivieres. Both heroin and OxyContin are semi-synthetic opioid drugs derived from the opium poppy. OxyContin is basically oxycodone - derived from the alkaloid thebaine of the opium poppy, and heroin is diacetylmorphine, derived from morphine.
Narconon Hopes to Help Prevent Over 1,000 Deaths
Thu, 03 Feb 2011, 18:05:49 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A low estimate of the deaths in Canada due to drinking and driving is 1,162 for the year 2008. On top of that, about 149,028 people were injured because of drunk driving. An estimate of the claims for auto accidents in that same year was 1,751,100. 'That does not even include the deaths due to domestic abuse, and other violent crimes resulting from alcohol consumption,' reports JF Dubreuil of Narconon Trois-Rivieres.
Narconon Trois-Rivieres takes a look at DUI and DWI in Canada
Thu, 27 Jan 2011, 18:24:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon Trois-Rivieres is launching a drinking and driving campaign starting this January and takes a look at how Canadian officials deal with DWI (Driving while impaired) and DUI (Driving under the influence) to deter drunk driving. These bring two somewhat different charges in the United States, but both are serious infractions in Canada.
Narconon Trois-Rivieres and the Detoxification of Alcohol
Tue, 18 Jan 2011, 22:14:40 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is a fact that in order to become free from alcohol addiction, alcohol must be completely removed from the body. This is called detoxification of alcohol. At Narconon Trois-Rivieres, this is achieved through several steps. There are no drugs used in the process, and it is all natural. The main method of detoxification of alcohol at Narconon is by use of the sauna as part of the Narconon New Life Detoxification Program.
'Stop Addiction with Narconon Trois Rivieres' a Narconon PSA Video
Wed, 12 Jan 2011, 19:21:09 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Some of the best Narconon reviews are those that come from the graduates of the Narconon Trois-Rivieres drug rehabilitation program. Three Narconon Trois-Rivieres graduates provide their comments and reviews of the Narconon Trois Rivieres drug rehabilitation program in the PSA video 'Stop Addiction with Narconon Trois Rivieres.'
How Can Narconon Trois-Rivieres Help You Start the Year on the Right Foot
Tue, 28 Dec 2010, 19:59:08 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New Year is almost here and people are beginning to make their resolutions. It is much the same as any other year. However, it could be the most remarkable year ever if an addict decides to abandon their abuse and live a drug-free life. It is one of the most important and life changing resolutions that can be made, and Narconon Trois-Rivieres can help addicts achieve that, says Marc Bernard, Executive Director of the facility.
Narconon Trois-Rivieres and The Drinking and Driving Mentality
Tue, 21 Dec 2010, 00:54:56 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drunken people never consider themselves to be drunk. They just don't. They can be falling down, slobbering, wetting themselves drunk and they still will get behind the wheel of a car and drive. Sadly, it is often up to friends, bar-keeps and even sometimes perfect strangers to divert tragedy. If someone drinks and drives, the probability is very high that an accident will ensue, says Narconon Trois-Rivieres.
Zombie Diaries Actress Joins Group That is Helping to 'Get Drugs Out and Arts in,' in Southeastern Oklahoma
Tue, 09 Nov 2010, 20:30:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MCALESTER, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victoria Summer is the newest celebrity name signed on to help a local group running a grassroots campaign called Take McAlester Back in southeastern Oklahoma. The campaign is geared toward getting drugs out of the area and implementing programs for children and adults alike that feed creativity.
General Adult and Addiction Psychiatrist Accepted into Presidential Who's Who
Fri, 29 Oct 2010, 08:58:21 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Lyubov Y. Gorelik announced this week the prestigious honor of becoming a member of the Presidential Who's Who organization. This organization is a leader in the recognition of excellence in business and professional arenas. Each year, it reviews thousands of profiles and presents the cream of the crop in its annual directory.
Drug Prevention Campaign Receives National Support
Mon, 25 Oct 2010, 15:13:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MCALESTER, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The word to describe the Take McAlester Back events is inspiring. The group kicked of their official campaign Saturday morning on Choctaw Avenue. Take McAlester Back is a grassroots movement to get drugs out and arts in, all throughout Southeastern Oklahoma.
Addiction Recovery Site Offers Free Information
Fri, 15 Oct 2010, 19:26:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MCALESTER, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A residential drug rehab program, Narconon Arrowhead, has just set up a new Web site designed to allow anyone who goes to the site to download a free addiction recovery book entitled "Addiction Recovery For A Lifetime." The book is designed to point anyone in the right direction regarding choosing a drug rehab center, how to get someone into treatment as well as the full components of addiction and how it is handled.
Legal and Medical Substance Abuse Treatment Program Makes Headlines
Fri, 18 Jun 2010, 17:14:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Signature Hill Substance Abuse Network, a program dedicated to linking the legal system and treatment of substance abuse through the use of Vivitrol(R) injections has garnered acclaim in media outlets. Articles lauding the program have recently cited the Network's approach to eliminating the consumer demand for drugs and alcohol by eliminating cravings with the use of Vivitrol.
Real-Life Experience Prompts Mom to Launch Home Kit Drug Test Website
Wed, 16 Jun 2010, 13:29:39 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Talking to kids about drugs can be difficult, but the consequences of not having this conversation can be devastating. That's where Drug Tests by Mom comes in. 'You only need to use methamphetamines once,' says Arlene Nelson, founder. 'That's why it's so important for parents to get involved.'
Narconon Georgia Celebrates 9 Years of Creating Drug-Free Lives
Thu, 15 Apr 2010, 15:44:52 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- April 13th marked the anniversary of Narconon Georgia as it embarked on its 10th year of handling drug addiction and creating drug-free lives and working to create drug free communities. Narconon Georgia is a non-profit drug abuse rehabilitation program founded and incorporated in the State of Georgia on April 13th, 2001. Since that time it has assisted 600 individuals in becoming drug-free through the Narconon program.
Narconon Continues Expansion in Eastern U.S.
Wed, 06 Jan 2010, 18:20:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAFETY HARBOR, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drug addiction has affected the lives of many in 2009 with the increase in prescription drug addiction as well as the economic recession upwards of 23 million have gone the route of drug addiction according to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. However, in 2009 a bright spot in the field of drug addiction has shown through. Narconon East U.S. has had a very successful year in drug prevention, education and rehabilitation.
Narconon Salutes its 1,200 Staff Worldwide on 13,000 Lives Saved This Last Decade
Thu, 31 Dec 2009, 12:59:08 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Numbers are not just statistics. Sometimes they are human lives. In a decade, like so many in the preceding century when lives became daily body counts in televised wars, there have been uncounted lives saved. Narconon is certainly not the only organization whose staff have worked 24/7 year in, year out, to save lives. Narconon congratulates the selfless staffs of all humanitarian groups and those individual human beings who have struggled to raise the standard of civilization where other forces pull it down.
Narconon Helps Restore Honesty and Trust to Former Addicts
Wed, 23 Dec 2009, 13:30:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is no secret that alcohol and drug abuse lead to risky behavior on the lighter side and a total depletion of honesty and virtues on the most severe. From promiscuity and theft to a lack of production at work and even murder, those who fall in the trap of substance abuse and addiction are largely responsible for the declining moral fabric of our society, says Narconon International.
Holiday Freedom Fighters Partake in Narconon Extravaganza
Mon, 21 Dec 2009, 15:19:09 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Awesome to see those who got me through my own program, and congrats to those there now facing their issues. Happy Holidays Narconon!' commented a viewer of the Narconon Holiday Extravaganza. With a full audience and people watching over the internet, this particular holiday special turned out to be quite the event. It had a very festive opening with French Canadian singer Lea Morganne singing, Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree, while being backed up by the Narconon choir.
Save the Planet - Stop Smoking Dope, says Narconon in Copenhagen
Thu, 17 Dec 2009, 15:01:49 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Hopenhagen,' the city is calling itself, that is, Copenhagen in the throes of an international conference on climate change. Narconon has its European headquarters here, and Clark Carr, president of the worldwide Narconon drug education and rehabilitation network is here for business different from climate change. But the streets thrum with student drums and Politi vans siren by with flashing blue lights - a youth protest group threatens to make trouble for international vendors. They want to make some kind of point.
Tis the Season to Go Live with Narconon in Canada
Mon, 14 Dec 2009, 09:00:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Once again the Narconon Trois-Rivieres drug and alcohol rehab program will be filming a live graduation for the Internet community, but only this time it's a Narconon in Canada Holiday Extravaganza. 'This will be a very special live graduation, as we have planned some festive fun and surprises for everybody,' commented Marc Bernard, the executive director of Narconon Trois-Rivieres, who will also be the MC of this holiday special.
Family Finds Son Who Was Missing for Three Years and Brings Him to Narconon Drug Rehab
Thu, 19 Nov 2009, 16:15:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Narconon Drug Rehab graduate will be enjoying time with his family - a family, which, for three years, didn't know if he was alive or dead. For the past three holiday seasons, Michael's family pretended a holiday joy, and told others that Michael was off doing construction jobs. In their hearts, they feared he was dead.
Narconon Drug Rehab of Georgia Graduate Featured on Local News
Fri, 06 Nov 2009, 17:13:58 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recently a Narconon of Georgia graduate was featured in a local news show about his experience with prescription drug abuse. The special report focused on the growing problem of prescription drug addiction. In the report Andrew shared his near death experience and his belief that more should be done to prevent prescription drug abuse.
Narconon Centers Educate Thousands during Red Ribbon Week
Thu, 05 Nov 2009, 17:27:39 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon International's management office in Los Angeles worked with its drug rehabilitation and education centers throughout the country in a combined effort to speak with thousands of students and other community members during Red Ribbon Week.
'Hillbilly Heroin' Doesn't Beat this Narconon Graduate
Wed, 04 Nov 2009, 07:59:58 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I got into a car accident and they took me out with the Jaws of Life; in the hospital they gave me Tylenol 3, but it wasn't enough,' stated Cliff Van Rossum in a new video interview with Narconon Trois-Rivieres. Like many others in his position who became addicted to OxyContin, it typically starts out with some form of injury requiring pain management. Unfortunately, many of these individuals become physically and psychologically dependent to OxyContin.
Narconon of Georgia Celebrates Red Ribbon Drug Awareness Week
Fri, 30 Oct 2009, 13:53:31 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On October 26th, downtown Atlanta played stage to a live band as Narconon of Georgia celebrated Red Ribbon Week at Woodruff Park. A local band, sponsored by Narconon, took center stage at Woodruff Park. The songs, written by Michael Jackson, Louis Armstrong, as well as original compositions, had park goers dancing. People from all walks of life stopped to hear the music and the message promoting a drug-free world.
Narconon of Georgia Applauds Efforts of Prescription Buy Back Programs
Mon, 19 Oct 2009, 18:42:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon of Georgia has, for the past several years, seen a rapidly rising trend in prescription drug abuse. According to the 2006 National Survey on Drug Use and Health conducted by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, every day 2,500 youngsters age 12 to 17 try a painkiller for the first time and prescription drugs are more abused by teens than any illicit street drug, except for marijuana.
Safe Drug Drop Off - Sheriff Baca, L.A. County communities, and Narconon Join Together to Get Drugs Out of the Medicine Cabinet
Thu, 01 Oct 2009, 11:40:23 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drugs are toxic, both to the environment and people, especially children, some of whom hold 'pharming' parties to pop leftover scrips. Thus, a new pilot to provide mailbox-like safe drop-off sites, announced on 29 Sept, 2009 by Los Angeles County Sheriff Baca and mayors and councilmen and women from half a dozen L.A. County townships, joined by Narconon International.
Narconon Drug Rehab Educates Children, Parents at County Fair
Wed, 23 Sep 2009, 18:09:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon Drug Rehab Georgia has taken drug education to a new level - to the local county fair. While most adult attendees of the fair were interested in the arts and crafts, winning a prize at the concession stands, or seeing who won the 4-H events, they also wanted to know what was in the Narconon Georgia Drug Education Booth.
Nepali Home Minister Commends Narconon International for Saving Lives
Tue, 08 Sep 2009, 19:48:46 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
KATHMANDU, Nepal (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'That Narconon International is producing real, life-saving results I personally saw in the eyes of your graduates in Narconon Nepal,' wrote State Minister for Home Affairs Rizwan Ansari to Clark Carr, president of the international Narconon network, in a formal commendation. The Home Ministry presented the document to Mr. Carr at the conclusion of an August, 2009 technical and administration inspection visit Narconon International had paid to the new and growing Narconon Nepal drug rehabilitation center in Kathmandu.
Narconon Launches 'Operation Medicine Cabinet' in Georgia - Prescription Drugs Commonly Abused Targeted
Tue, 01 Sep 2009, 06:00:14 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Operation Medicine Cabinet, a campaign sponsored by Narconon Drug Rehab of Georgia and a local Sheriff's department, provides individuals with a safe way to properly dispose of unused and potentially dangerous medication. Proper control and disposal of potentially dangerous medication is vital, due to the trend of prescription drug abuse with youth.
Narconon Graduate Lives to Tell Story of Addiction - Ex-addict's Journey with Prescriptions to Heroin Told on CNN
Mon, 10 Aug 2009, 20:49:49 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Every day American citizens are being legally given prescription medications for injuries and illnesses, but given the abuse potential many wind up getting hooked on these drugs and moving on to street drugs to feed their habits. This was the topic of an interview that aired today on the Rick Sanchez show on CNN. Why Heroin Is Rampant featured Narconon graduate, Dominick Assante, who personally struggled with this very type of addiction before completing the Narconon drug rehab program several years ago.
Mother and Daughter Celebrate Victory Over Meth
Fri, 07 Aug 2009, 06:00:08 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'August marks our daughter's fifth year since conquering meth at Narconon California,' comments Susan, mother of five and teacher, who recalls living with a meth addict; 'One day she'd be very nice and the next you'd have thought Satan walked through the door.' Former meth addict and Narconon Graduate urges parents: 'Before school starts I hope parents will take time to talk to their kids about the dangers of drugs to health and goals.'
More Drug Rehab for Less Violence in Mexico
Sat, 18 Jul 2009, 09:00:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MAZATLAN, Mexico (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There have been thousands of killings in northern Mexico in the last two years, even including narcotrafficking bands attacking rehab centers. Narconon International executives decided to bring additional tools to fight the source of the problem - drug addiction itself. On July 14th and 15th, their staff gave a hands-on workshop to counselors from 8 Mazatlan drug rehabilitation centers in the State of Sinaloa.
Narconon of Georgia Saves Lives of Orphaned Children in Honduras
Mon, 13 Jul 2009, 11:00:26 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Narconon of Georgia drug rehabilitation and education program has many outreach activities, but none may be more special than their dedication to saving lives of orphaned children addicted to glue in Honduras. Narconon Georgia staff recently made another trip to the troubled area, navigating the third-world country amidst an uprising of protesters, to help deliver treatment to these children.
Drug Crimes in Canada Cause Continuing Problems for Small Communities
Wed, 08 Jul 2009, 15:51:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Narconon drug rehab program organization has noticed a trend of many drug addicts being involved with drug related charges due to their addiction. 'You can have the everyday functioning addict who is battling a drug addiction, and just one day gets caught by police for possession of a small amount,' comments Nick Hayes, a representative of Narconon Trois-Rivieres.
Narconon Graduate Successfully Recovers From Prescription Drug Abuse
Fri, 03 Jul 2009, 13:46:19 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ramsy Darwish knows what it's like being addicted to prescription pain medication. In a recent story called America's 'Other' Drug Problem Prescription Medication Abuse with CNN's Rick Sanchez, Ramsy shared his story of addiction and recovery and how he got help, finally ending up at the Narconon Freedom Center drug and alcohol rehabilitation program.
Live Broadcast of Drug Rehab Graduation at Canadian Narconon
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 16:35:21 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The very first live Narconon graduation broadcast on the Internet, took place last Friday, June 26, to help celebrate the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. This was the very first time a Narconon drug rehab center had publicly broadcast a Narconon graduation ceremony. The live feed started with different public service announcements from former graduates supporting the International Day Against Drugs.
Canadian Narconon Supports International Day Against Drug Abuse
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 15:58:23 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 1987, the U.N. General Assembly dedicated the 26th of June, International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. This is an international celebration and a worldwide stand taken to strengthen action and cooperation throughout the globe, all working together to achieve a drug free society. Along with all the Narconon centers internationally, Narconon Trois-Rivieres will be celebrating this day Friday June 26, with a special graduation.
Narconon Gulf Coast Announces 300th Graduate from Drug Rehabilitation Program
Fri, 19 Jun 2009, 06:00:07 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DESTIN, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon® Gulf Coast, a world-class substance abuse residential drug rehabilitation facility located in Destin, Florida, announces the graduation of its 300th student. Narconon Gulf Coast was founded by Randy and Deborah (Debbie) Ross after undergoing multiple unsuccessful attempts with other rehabilitation centers trying to help their own son.
For some reason: 'She hated her family' - New Drug Rehab Video Trailer
Wed, 17 Jun 2009, 19:28:08 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Narconon drug rehab program has just put together a small trailer of a very compelling and emotional interview of a former addict, now 11 years clean, and her baby sister. With the full release of the video to come out within the coming days, this sixty-second trailer gives a glimpse of this powerful interview. Filmed in Montreal, Canada, Sabrina started using drugs at a very young age, and prior to her drug use she was also a runaway.
Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars Per Addict, says Narconon
Fri, 12 Jun 2009, 13:58:58 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Drug rehabilitation will really impact society and save hundreds of billions of dollars,' says Clark Carr, president of Narconon International, 'when it demonstrates it can reduce relapse to drugs, not just keep addicts off the streets for a few months.' Recently reviewing statistics of Narconon program graduates, Carr compared them to the costs society would have had if Narconon's recovered addicts had continued to do drugs. Carr estimates that since 1990 in the United States alone the Narconon network might have saved city, county, state, and federal governments minimally $1.5 billion.
In response to recent killings in Juarez drug rehabilitation center
Thu, 04 Jun 2009, 06:00:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'More drug rehabilitation and broader drug prevention, not less, is needed if we intend long-term reduction in drugs and crime along our border,' says Clark Carr, president of Narconon International, a network of over 150 drug rehab and education centers. 'The ONDCP, the UNODC, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, in fact, governments everywhere agree that reducing drug demand must parallel military and police interdiction.'
Narconon Drug Rehab Center and Volunteers Collaborate to Save Lives in Mazatlan, Mexico
Fri, 29 May 2009, 08:00:28 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Narconon drug rehabilitation techniques are exactly what we have been searching for,' says Victor Capaceta, director of two Mazatlan rehab facilities, named La Loma and La Veinte de Noviembre. Victor and other staff are currently training at the Narconon Navojoa center in the state of Sonora. They intend to bring home what they learn to help their more than 100 students struggling with addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
Former Drug Addict Commends Narconon Founder for Achievements
Tue, 26 May 2009, 13:35:21 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The month of May proved to be a major turning point for the Narconon network with the recent discovery of a drug education lecture recorded in 1968, by Narconon founder William Benitez. His lecture, which could have very well been an original drug education lecture for Narconon, proved to be a very inspiring story of one man's ability to pull out of a 19-year-long life threatening addiction.
The Narconon Founder Promotes Drug Education
Thu, 07 May 2009, 18:15:59 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada, May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon Trois-Rivieres has recently been promoting a newly discovered drug education video delivered by the founder of the Narconon program, William Benitez. In this drug education video, Will was able to prove to the audience that any addiction can be overcome, and you do not have to live with it for the rest of your life. Today, addiction is labelled as a disease among other things.
New Narconon.ca Makes it Easier to Find a Natural Drug Rehab Center
Tue, 12 Aug 2008, 10:51:32 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Narconon Trois-Rivieres, the all-new redesigned Narconon.ca makes it easier to find the right drug rehab program. The new design improves accessibility to important information sections such as general drug rehab information, the underlying reasons of drug addiction, rehab success stories, as well as detailed and comprehensive drug information.
Success for Crystal Meth Drug Addict on YouTube
Wed, 18 Jun 2008, 17:46:23 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
QUEBEC, Canada, June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Narconon Trois-Rivieres, crystal methamphetamine (more commonly referred to as crystal meth) is a drug known to cause severe addiction problems. The side effects associated with crystal meth consumption are blatantly devastating: the shakiness, the paranoia, the agitation and insomnia lasting for days all weigh heavily on the drug user. (VIDEO)
Drug Addiction Explained by Drug Addiction Center
Thu, 12 Jun 2008, 20:31:58 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada, June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Narconon Trois-Rivieres, drug addiction is not a random coincidence. The onset of drug addiction may be caused in most instances by a problem, a particular discomfort, an emotional disturbance or physical pain that the individual cannot handle or fix. The individual will find it very difficult to deal with that particular thing.
The Narconon Drug Detoxification in Sauna - is Narconon Safe?
Mon, 16 Oct 2006, 23:43:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec, Canada, Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Naturopath has recently gone through the Narconon Sauna Detoxification treatment in Quebec, as reported by Sylvain Fournier, C.C.D.C. (Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor) of Narconon Trois-Rivieres.
Scientific and Medical Accuracy of the Narconon Drug Rehab Program
Mon, 02 Oct 2006, 17:33:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TROIS-RIVIERES, Canada, Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Support for the Narconon program grows rapidly in North America, as more and more specialists in the medical and drug rehabilitation community recognize the efficiency of the Narconon program. 'In five years of experience with the Narconon program I have invariably found it to be effective against chronic relapses,' reports Cheryl Williams, C.C.D.C. (Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor) of Narconon Trois-Rivieres.
No Waiting Lists at Narconon Canada
Mon, 18 Sep 2006, 16:51:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, Canada, Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Narconon Trois-Rivieres, a drug addict is a ticking time bomb, gambling with his life. When will that deadly overdose finally come? Another deception, and who knows how numb he wishes to become? Problems escalate at an alarming rate in the lives of drug addicts, and they return to the only solution they have found in years, drugs. So, when this addict realizes what he has become, all the harm it has caused, the deceptions and lies that resulted from his habit, it is a golden opportunity for rehabilitation.
Music Group 'Brainchild' and Narconon Team Up to Release Video that Depicts Real-Life Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Mon, 05 Jun 2006, 23:47:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TROIS-RIVIERES, QUEBEC, Canada, June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Narconon has recently released the draft version of the 'Losing Control' video-clip with a goal of generating interest for drug education and prevention. The song, 'Losing Control,' recorded in the video clip, was created by Brainchild, a musical group that is gradually making its mark in the music world.
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