OVERCOMING ADDICTION

Julie in Narconon Success
July 4, 2019

I Now Have the Spark Back in My Life

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…

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Julie in Narconon Success
June 22, 2019

I Am Able to Confront Any Obstacle That Comes My Way

Recent graduate Troy shares some of his personal accomplishments upon completion of his Narconon Program.

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Julie in Narconon Success
June 16, 2019

I Am Determined to Be The Best I Can Be

Before coming to rehab I was lost and in pain. My perspective on life was short-term and broken. I focused on immediate gratification instead of laying long-term plans. I did not put in the energy and time to lay a solid foundation for my future but instead sought to end my life.

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Julie in Narconon Success
June 12, 2019

Stories of Addiction Recovery

When I arrived at Narconon Colorado I was a lost young man. I was so comfortable with living in a cloud of regret. There wasn’t anything anyone could say to help. There was nothing worth living for. I looked in the mirror and what I saw was scary.

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Julie in Narconon Success
June 11, 2019

There Is Hope Around the Corner If You Are Strong Enough to Ask for Help

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.”

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Julie in Narconon Success
May 28, 2019

I am Ready to Live A Successful, Sober Life

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…

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
May 23, 2019

Seven Lessons I’ve Learned During Seven Years of Sobriety

Seven years ago I made a decision that would entirely change the course of my life. I decided to get help for my addiction and to make a serious effort to change my life. I was sick of living a life of active addiction and tired of hating myself for it.

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Julie in Addiction Recovery
April 25, 2019

What It Feels Like to Overcome an Addiction

It can be a challenge to try and explain to someone who has never experienced addiction first hand what it is like to overcome an addiction. People can empathize but they cannot truly understand it unless they have gone through it themselves.

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Julie in Narconon Success
April 22, 2019

A Second Chance at Life

No one plans on becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol. It can actually happen pretty quickly and rather easily. Oftentimes substance abuse starts out as something that someone participates in to relax and have a good time.

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Julie in Narconon Success
April 18, 2019

I Was Able to Find Myself through My Recovery

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.

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