“Before coming to Narconon Colorado, I was battling with alcohol. I didn’t think I needed help and I didn’t want to accept the fact that I did have an addiction. I was on the verge of losing my wife, my son, family, and myself.…“
Currently, the general public is consumed with and enraged by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re being told “murder hornets” are the next thing to start taking American lives, followed by some unknown “mystery illness” that only affects infants.
There is a big difference between just not using drugs or alcohol and living a life of recovery. In order for sobriety to become a sustainable lifestyle, it is important to develop new habits and recognize old behaviors that lead to substance abuse in the first place. When a person does not make a conscious effort to change their old patterns it becomes much more difficult to maintain a life of sobriety.
“When I walked through the doors of Narconon, scared was an understatement! I had no idea what exactly I was getting into. I had never been to treatment before so I had no idea what to expect. Getting clean and staying clean is one of the hardest things I have ever done.…“
It is our goal to help every person who starts the Narconon Program to complete the program and stay sober. Here is what one student, in particular, had to say upon completing the program: “After finishing my program here at Narconon I feel very confident with myself and moving forward in my life.
The first steps towards sobriety can at times be unnerving, but as can be seen in Matt’s story of recovery, they’re definitely worth it. “I was a bit apprehensive when I got on the plane headed for Colorado, as I imagine most people would be in similar circumstances to mine.
It takes a lot of courage and strength to make the decision to overcome an addiction. Anyone who has been through this process can tell you that it can be difficult at times but the things that are gained make it worth it. True recovery must be earned, and it is a beautiful thing.
For many completing a Drug-Free Withdrawal is a major accomplishment. It is not always easy to learn how to deal with being sober, which is why we have staff members available 24/7 to help people through the withdrawal portion of their programs.…
One of the things that I love about working at Narconon is being able to see people get their lives back on track. It is always incredible to me to see people go through the transformation of addiction recovery.
Sooner or later, everyone who is struggling with addiction will get to the point where it is no longer fun and it begins to cause more problems than it is worth.