I was nervous and apprehensive at the beginning but still persevered through everything the program had to offer. The first night I got into withdrawal, I had no idea the program was a long term program.
When I first arrived at Narconon, I was convinced my physical and mental condition was permanent. The hardest part of the program for me was the sauna. I went through sweating out every toxin I’ve used in my entire life.
“Before doing the Narconon program, I was stuck in a deep, deep hole. I hated who I was and had no drive to be anything more than that…“
When I first arrived at Narconon and began the withdrawal step, I felt hopeless and completely broken on the inside. But after 7 days of vitamins, rest and a nutritious diet I was ready and very curious about the sauna . I was skeptical at first but then I was quickly amazed.
“Let me start by saying that before I came to Narconon Louisiana I would never have thought I would be anything other than a menace to society. I thought I was invincible and nothing could stop me from doing what I wanted and getting what I wanted.
Loneliness can be hard to deal with during the beginning of recovery when your options for companionship are just your family or people you used to know, back when you were still using.
I remember when I arrived, I was so broken from my drug use. I was tired of being tired. The sauna detoxification part of the program helped me a lot because before that I couldn’t sleep at all and I always felt poorly.