For many people, the New Life Detoxification is a major turning point in their journey towards sobriety. This is one of the many things that sets the Narconon Program apart from other programs. “ While completing the sauna program, I had many positive wins and gains, both emotionally and physically.
Often times people who are starting out in recovery do so because their family wants them to. While there is nothing wrong with this, it is important that a person develops their own personal desire to get better for not only their family but for themselves as well.
As most people know, drug use does not only negatively affect the person who is using drugs, it also impacts the people who are close to that person, the groups they are a part of and the community that they live in.
Sauna really helped me get my emotions back and be able to look internally at myself. Since being in the sauna I have begun to actually feel happy again and express to my parents that I am the one who is at fault for my wrongs and actions.…
In my opinion, one of the successful aspects of the Narconon Program is instead of telling a person why they are here or have done what they have done, we help people figure these things out for themselves.
For many people, the completion of the New Life Detox is marked with an overall improvement of well-being. The benefits can include but are not limited to physical, mental and emotional improvement. “After doing the sauna I feel amazing. I feel like a new person.
“I can be close to my family again and we can have loving relationships that have a basis in things that are whole, rather than things that are broken.” A big step in addiction recovery is learning to mend those relationships that have been damaged by past substance abuse.
A big part of the Personal Values Course has to do with looking at past actions and taking responsibility for them. By looking at how substance abuse has impacted past behavior a person often begins to realize what a negative impact drugs and alcohol have had on their lives.
There is a common misconception that people won’t be ready to go to rehab and change until they have been doing drugs for some time and have hit rock bottom. This often leads people to put treatment off until things get so bad they cannot avoid it any longer.
Sometimes confronting the past can be rather difficult and can create uncomfortable feelings. Although it is not an easy process this is nevertheless an important one.