NARCONON COLORADO RESULTS
If I could talk to someone who is currently in the position I was in, I would say that “I know the moment seems dark, but there is hope around the corner if you are strong enough to ask for help. It’ll seem as if you’ve lost everything but you have your life and people who care about you. If you have a child, just know that you may be sacrificing spending time with them right now, but in the end, it’ll be worth it to be fully aware and really be there with them.”
Three months before I arrived at Narconon, my life was rough. I lied, cheated and disregarded every bit of help that was offered. This is coming from talks with friends and family members. I was in such a state that I never thought that I could ever feel better again, I didn’t care whether I lived or died…
One of the best things about working at an addiction rehabilitation center is having the opportunity to see people overcome adversity and regain control of their lives. Addiction recovery isn’t always easy but it is certainly possible—we have the privilege of seeing it happen every day. One of our recent graduates shares his experience of taking the steps towards a better life.
Before I came to rehab, I was in the deepest darkest hole I had ever dug myself into. I ended up becoming something that I hated, something that I truly despised. I became a heroin addict. A heroin addict that chose to shoot up dope, rather than enjoying the smiles and words from my loved ones.
Overcoming addiction is an amazing accomplishment. Although it is a challenging experience, the end results are well worth the effort needed to regain control of one’s life. Two of our recent graduates share their experiences…
“Coming to the Narconon program was the best thing I could have done for myself and my family. I was afraid when I first came here because I didn’t understand it. I didn’t think I would be able to get through it…“
During my Withdrawal experience, I have discovered many things about myself. My first few days have been challenging but in a good way. I have learned some ways to help control my anxiety and urges to drink.
Every year around May 22nd I like to take a look back at my life and see how much it has changed. It has become a special day for me and a time of reflection because it is the day that I took my last drink. On May 23rd, 2018 I will officially be six years sober.