Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Addiction Information

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Prescription Drug Information/Abuse The non-medical use of prescription drugs is a serious public health concern. Nonmedical use of prescription drugs like opioids, central nervous system (CNS) depressants, and stimulants can lead to abuse and addiction, characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use. In 1999, an estimated 4 million people, about 2 percent of the population age 12 and older, were currently (use in past month) using prescription drugs non-medically. Of  [ Read More ]

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  Meet the team of highly trained individuals and tour the campus at Narconon Arrowhead With over 100 dedicated staff to service the needs of our clients, it is no wonder we consistently produce drug free people who are valuable contributing members of society. A person must keep in mind that the program is an intense one with much of a student’s day spent receiving the life-saving Narconon® drug rehabilitation  [ Read More ]

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The origins of the Narconon® drug and alcohol rehabilitation program On August 2, 1965, William Benitez, an inmate at Arizona State Prison jumped down from his double bunk in the old cellblock where he was housed and made the following notation on his wall calendar: “Decision to set up Narcotic Foundation.” He also circled the 18th of the same month, his target date to approach prison officials to request permission  [ Read More ]

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heroin information Heroin is a highly addictive drug, and its use is a serious problem in America. Current estimates suggest that nearly 600,000 people need treatment for heroin addiction. Recent studies suggest a shift from injecting heroin to snorting or smoking because of increased purity and the misconception that these forms of use will not lead to addiction. Heroin is processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the  [ Read More ]