Monthly Archives: June 2014

Narconon Arrowhead Graduate Calls Program Life Saving

girlRecovery from addiction would be the ideal result of a drug rehabilitation treatment program.  The concept of recovery is aptly defined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration Services (SAMHSA) as a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential. Continue reading

Ex Patient Thanks Narconon Arrowhead

girlThere are currently various schools of thought on what addiction is, what causes it and how to treat it.  One such line of thinking proposes that addiction is a disease, stemming from a genetic or biochemical predisposition.  It embraces the theory that addiction is an inherited disease.   Another philosophy proposes that addiction is a “dual problem” made-up of both a physical and mental dependence on chemicals and compounded by an already existing mental issue.  Yet another proposes that a person’s chemical dependency causes lasting chemical imbalances in the brain, requiring “psychotropic medications” (drugs which act on the mind).  But the question still remains, what is addiction, really? Continue reading