Narconon International News

News items related to Narconon International as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service on behalf of the noted news source.

Narconon Salutes its 1,200 Staff Worldwide on 13,000 Lives Saved This Last Decade

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

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.

Safe Drug Drop Off – Sheriff Baca, L.A. County communities, and Narconon Join Together to Get Drugs Out of the Medicine Cabinet

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.

Reduce Relapse Thru Effective Drug Rehabilitation and Save Society Tens of Thousands of Dollars Per Addict, says Narconon

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

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

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.