Angel Serra in Drug Awareness
January 12, 2020

How Do Drug Sniffing Dogs Work?

Dogs have always been a part of our lives for as long as we can remember. Humans have learned to adapt dogs to various uses over the years. Dogs are most commonly used for companionship, hunting, service roles for people with disabilities, and of course using their powerful noses to find things.


Aaron in Addiction
January 9, 2020

How to Be a Rebel, Fight and Stay Unique While Getting Sober

I started rebelling in my pre-teen years. I remember feeling like I was different than everyone else. It wasn’t until I was older, I discovered pretty much everyone feels like that at some point.


Aaron in Success Story
January 8, 2020

“I Was Digging Myself A Hole”

I think before I act; how might this affect my family, how might it affect those I love, and how it might affect my survival. I am much happier now, and everyone in my family is also pleased with how much better I am doing…


Aaron in Sobriety
December 7, 2019

Addiction: How Having Something to Live for Can Change Everything

The struggle with substance abuse becomes all-encompassing. It engulfs you and becomes your primary focus. The longer a person struggles with addiction, the harder the journey back to normalcy can be.


Aaron in Addiction
November 21, 2019

How Many Fall into Addiction

When it comes to drug addiction and how that begins for someone, no two people are the same. Some anti-drug campaigns even set forward the idea that if you use drugs once you will become hopelessly addicted but this is not always the case.


Chase Martin in Success Story
November 20, 2019

How I Found My Way Back: A True Story of Addiction and Recovery

“I grew up in suburbs of Idaho in a small mining town of 3000 people with small houses, a few convenience stores and lots of countryside. I was an only child. My parents fought a lot when I was growing up, but they maintained a relationship for me. They drank but never did drugs.”


Aaron in Drug Rehab
November 7, 2019

From Father to Son—Alcoholism

Drugs and alcohol have created many problems in my life. My father had an alcohol problem since I was young. He and my mother always fought and screamed at each other. From a young age, I learned to find things to distance myself because I hated being around them or spending any time with them.


Aaron in Addiction
November 5, 2019

A Peter Pan Creation

Most people grow up with similar ideas as I did. The fantasy of “never growing up” and “always being a kid” sounds playful and almost harmless. I certainly took these to the next level, graduating from fun and games to living my life on a critical edge.


Angel Serra in Addiction
October 24, 2019

The Full Story of My Struggle with Addiction

This is a story from a Narconon graduate. It describes the struggles he encountered and the tactics he used to continue using drugs despite all the troubles it was creating. My mother never used drugs. She hardly drank. My father was a heroin and cocaine addict back when he was in his late teens…


Angel Serra in Addiction
October 23, 2019

Why Methamphetamine Addicts Age Faster

Methamphetamine, most commonly known as crystal meth or ice, is a recreational drug that produces a stimulant and euphoric high. Meth can be smoked, snorted, or injected. Meth is often called “the poor man’s cocaine” as it is much cheaper than cocaine and lasts for much longer.