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Aaron in Addiction
April 18, 2018

What I Learned Underground Fighting for Drug Money

At one point in my life, I was addicted to Meth for 4 years. During that time, I had my fair share of “hustles” to get money for meth. This was perhaps one of the most insane ways I made my money. I hung out with a lot of other meth addicts and fights were not rare.

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Aaron in Success Story
April 15, 2018

What Brought You Here? Do You Know?

My fellow students, what brought you here? Do you know? Let me tell you what I know. It wasn’t the drugs or the alcohol . Why are you here? Let me tell you what I know.

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Dianna in Family Help
April 11, 2018

Helping or Enabling an Addict?

My job consists of helping families each day to get their loved ones into treatment. The one thing most of them have in common is not being able to distinguish the differences between enabling an addict and helping them.

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Joe in Success Story
March 29, 2018

Addiction—Whose Fault Is it?

Is it my fault? Whether you’re the addict or a loved one, you’re probably asking yourself this question. The modern school of addiction teaches the addict that it is not his fault. He has a disease. Is this true? Old school philosophy is that it’s a choice and the addict lacks moral fiber.

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Aaron in Family Help
March 26, 2018

The Day I Went Missing

It all started on a Monday. I was supposed to be going to work. I was trying to get an ID to go to work at Costco, in the tire shop. Long story short I couldn’t because I had fines that I couldn’t pay. I never made it work, and it was Mardi Gra, so I was downtown.

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Aaron in Success Story
March 25, 2018

“All the Guilt On My Shoulders”

I am so happy to have completed the Narconon program! I felt a lot better upon getting out of withdrawal and was able to have energy throughout the day. After completing sauna, I felt more energized, and my body wasn’t hurting me like it did when I was using.

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Aaron in Family Help
March 24, 2018

Magic Bullet for the Opiate Epidemic

I had a dream one night, while I was in rehab, that I snuck out and shot up heroin . I awoke in a panic, dripping sweat and convinced that it was real. The fact is, that wouldn’t have been unusual for me. When you’re at your fifth treatment center, you start to doubt yourself. A lot.

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Aaron in Addiction
March 23, 2018

Methadone—the Great American Failure

When I first went to the methadone clinic, I met the intake coordinator, and he asked me “why did you decide to save your life? Later I would learn that this experience would not come close to saving my life but rather put me closer to death.

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Aaron in Family Help
March 19, 2018

Addiction Epidemic: What Can be Done?

A problem is defined as a matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome. A solution would be the thing which remedied that problem.

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Aaron in National News
March 16, 2018

Trump Considering Death Penalties for Drug Dealers

Over the course of Trump’s Presidency, he has hinted several times at the Idea of getting tougher on drug dealers and possibly imposing mandatory death sentences for drug dealers . “Some countries have a very, very tough penalty. The ultimate penalty,” he said.

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