A candid interview with a Narconon graduate.
Narcotic addiction is a social ill that seems to know no boundaries. Virtually every culture I have worked in around the world is wrapped in the throes of addiction—especially among the younger generations. Real solutions are demanded on the drug education and prevention front as well as a workable methodology of handling addiction once the individual has travelled the road of drug use and fallen into this trap.
It is probably a good idea right at the start to define addiction so there is no mistake as to what it is and what one is dealing with, after all, one can be addicted to aspirin as well as drugs sold illegally on the street.
I have two members of my family who got all the way through school, one private, one public, without touching any drugs, because of talks I had with them when they were quite young. My first story is about a boy who was eleven at the time…
To begin with, you may be under the impression that it is illegal to actually smoke marijuana (cannabis roll your own) or eating it, (as part of a cake recipe or chocolate brownies ingredient. It isn't. What is illegal is to be in possession of it.
A gateway drug is a drug that a person will agree to take for the first time, despite their instinct that it's wrong to do so. At that point they have violated their basic integrity on the subject of drugs, and this can be the first step towards addiction.
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Insanity by definition is repeating the same mistakes over and over again and expecting a different result. I have tried so many things to get clean in the past but have always gone back to drugs.…
I now realise the environment we are in has different levels of control and you need to assess in your mind how you want to control something, where you want to control it and make sure you use a good level of control to achieve the desired outcome.
Each day that I lived within addiction killed more of my brain, so that I could not see the wood from the trees. I had no feelings to understand what I have done to my life and continued surviving forgetting the living. I turned into what I can only be described as the walking dead.…