At Narconon Colorado, we know that each person is different and that there is no such thing as “one size fits all” when it comes to what is needed for the length of treatment. That is why our philosophy is “It takes as long as it takes”.
One of the reasons many people hesitate about living a sober life is that they fear they will be missing out on things. There is a lie that too many people have bought into that drugs or alcohol are a necessary way to have fun.
When it comes to addiction treatment there are many reasons why a residential program is a good way to go. 1. Time to focus on yourself. Attending a residential program gives a person time to disconnect from all of their other obligations in order to truly focus on themselves.
Parents say it all the time—“I had no idea my kid was using drugs!” Sometimes it can be difficult to spot the changes that occur when substance abuse is taking place. It is important for every parent to educate themselves about the red flags of drug use.
Before coming to Narconon my life was in liability. I was drinking heavily on a day-in and day-out basis. I spent twenty-three years of my life hiding behind a bottle. I used every excuse to drink. If I couldn’t find an excuse, I would drink anyway…
A common reason a person will give for not being able to go to treatment is that they have kids. While this is certainly a barrier to getting treatment, this is actually a very good reason to go to treatment—not a reason not to go.
Having a loved one come home from treatment is exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. In order to make the transition as smooth as possible, it is a good idea to follow some simple guidelines. The list could go on and on but here are a few things to help provide a solid start.
Recent graduate Troy shares some of his personal accomplishments upon completion of his Narconon Program.
Early recovery feels like a whirlwind of fluctuating emotions. The rollercoaster of learning how to live life without the use of drugs or alcohol can be pretty intense. It can be easy to fall into the trap of self-pity and ingratitude.
The transition from staying at a residential treatment facility to going back home can be a little overwhelming. In order to remain successful there are some important mistakes that a person should avoid making.