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Narconon Consultant in Drug Education
November 30, 2016

Sobriety and the Holiday Season

For a lot of people in recovery, the holiday season can be a trying time. Such an occasion brings together family, friends and oftentimes alcohol.

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Karen in Drug abuse
November 21, 2016

The High Cost of Addiction

Many addicts will reject help because they say they are “only hurting themselves.” Anyone who has loved an addicted person knows otherwise. Every citizen pays the price for a high rate of drug abuse and addiction.

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Karen in Drug Information
November 10, 2016

Will Heroin Follow Prescription Drugs into Oklahoma?

In June 2016, The Oklahoman reported that Oklahoma took the top spot in a list of states with a prescription painkiller abuse problem. In the long run, this problem could result in an influx of heroin into the state.

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Karen in Drug abuse
November 5, 2016

The Suffering of Children of Addicted Parents

There’s no question that those who are addicted suffer greatly. Their suffering is physical, mental, moral and spiritual. Right along with any addicted parent is his (or her) children who suffer through their own struggles.

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Karen in Drug information
November 3, 2016

The Hidden Forces Behind the Prescription Drug Epidemic

The State of Oklahoma has long struggled with exceptionally high rates of prescription drug abuse – high enough to keep the state in the number one spot nationally. With so many people trying to help, why is it so hard to make inroads into this problem?

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Karen in Drug abuse
October 14, 2016

Why Naloxone (By Itself) is Betraying Americans Addicted to Opioids

You may have heard that the Midwest and Northeast have been swept by a deadly wave of drug overdoses in the last year. As the number of overdoses rose, more police, fire departments and hospitals were supplied with the opioid antidote naloxone. But naloxone by itself is not a solution to addiction.

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Karen in Prescription drugs
October 13, 2016

DEA Intervenes to Reduce Number of Painkillers in Circulation

In early October 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration released an order to pharmaceutical manufacturers to reduce the number of controlled prescription drugs that could be made in 2017. While this action is designed to reduce the number of pills on the market and being abused, there’s no guarantee that those in pain may suffer in the transition.

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Karen in Addiction
September 30, 2016

Why Does Naloxone Use Provoke Such Anger from Some People?

If you’re in a group of people working in drug rehab and you mention the opioid antidote naloxone, you’ll probably hear relief and appreciation for this drug that saves lives. But not everyone is so excited. Amazingly, some people think that those who overdose should be left to die. Why is this?

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Karen in Success Story
September 27, 2016

Preventing Addiction When Loved Ones are Vulnerable

There are certain moments in a person’s life when it looks like a better idea to indulge in drugs or alcohol rather than struggle with an overwhelming life situation.

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Karen in Drug abuse
September 20, 2016

National Workplace Drug Tests Reveal Increasing Drug Use

Every year, workplace drug testing company Quest Diagnostics releases a report on positive drug tests by American workers. Their most recent report on these tests shows that workplace drug use is up which is bad news for employers and communities.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
September 17, 2016

Why Do Heroin Addicts Continue to Endanger Their Lives?

It’s utterly incomprehensible to an unaddicted person—why would a heroin addict continue to inject or smoke this substance that could kill them at any moment? Indeed, it makes no sense at all. But then, when a person is well and thoroughly addicted, reason is not what they are operating off .

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Karen in Addiction
September 11, 2016

The Chaotic Roller Coaster of Addiction

When you have a loved one who’s addicted to drugs or alcohol, very often your life becomes as chaotic and tumultuous as your loved one’s. When you understand what’s really going on behind the scenes, it’s a little easier to survive the chaos.

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Karen in Drug Information
September 8, 2016

Fentanyl , Acetyl Fentanyl, Carfentanil and Now, Furanyl Fentanyl: What’s the Difference?

These four names refer to powerful painkillers of similar chemical composition. Fentanyl is the only one you would ever have received from a doctor and even that is rather unlikely. All four are being manufactured illicitly overseas and are causing overdoses in the U.S.

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Karen in Drug Information
August 30, 2016

Stimulants Could Be the Most Dangerous Drugs on the Planet

Stimulants could be the worst drugs on the market because some of the most heinous crimes and abuses occur related to methamphetamine use.

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Karen in Drug Information
August 29, 2016

Why Reformulating Painkillers is No Solution to Oklahoma’s Pill Abuse Problem

Why Reformulating Painkillers is No Solution to Oklahoma’s Pill Abuse Problem In the last several years, there's been a trend toward the reformulation of prescription opioids so as to prevent their abuse. The first announcement came in April 2010 from the Food and Drug Administration. “The U.S.

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Karen in Local News
August 21, 2016

Oklahoma Sees Less Prescription Drug Abuse, More Illicit Drug Use

For years, prescription drug abuse has been a major plague affecting Oklahomans across the state, resulting in far too much addiction and numerous overdose deaths. In fact, for several years, Oklahoma was number one for prescription drug abuse. What is needed is a healthy, lasting way to recover.

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Cristina in Success Story
August 19, 2016

Thanks to Narconon I Feel 100 Times Better Now!

This student has just finished the withdrawal phase and he says: “I feel like I’m out of a trap I was in for so long. I feel 100 times better now and able to eat, sit, and live what we call ’normal’ and it is a great feeling.”

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Karen in Drug Information
August 19, 2016

The Deepening Problem of Marijuana

Recent news reports from Colorado have revealed that apparently, residents of that state were misled about the effects of legalizing recreational marijuana. One of the promises of legalization advocates was that legalizing the drug would bring its distribution under control.

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Karen in Drug Information
August 18, 2016

The Alcoholism of Pine Ridge, South Dakota

Pine Ridge sits just across the state line from Whiteclay, Nebraska. Surrounded by the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, it’s a typical small town in this rural area. It’s got a hospital, small college, propane supplier and pizza restaurant.

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Karen in Local News
August 18, 2016

The Cost of Fentanyl: Three Lives Lost in One Night in Oklahoma Home

In a quiet neighborhood of large, new houses in Oklahoma City, a man got ready to go to work as usual. When he went to find out why his family members were not showing up, he found two of them dead from fentanyl overdoses.

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Karen in Success Story
August 10, 2016

Steffon’s Narconon Arrowhead Story

When an individual turns to drug use, whatever their initial reason for doing so, the fact is that they are giving up some control of their life to these dangerous chemical substances.

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Karen in Drug information
August 10, 2016

Substance Abuse is Most Common Type of Poisoning According to Survey

A University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) research study reported in the journal of Clinical Toxicology brought to light the fact that health surveys may be underestimating the number of U.S. poisonings by as much as 60 to 90 percent.

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Karen in Drug information
August 10, 2016

Triple Lithium Meth Causing Dangerous Psychotic Effects in Users

According to the Illinois Attorney General website, meth cannot be made without ephedrine or pseudoephedrine. These are substances found in over-the-counter cold medications such as Claratin, Sudafed and others.

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Cristina in Success Story
August 9, 2016

Graduating Narconon

What is it like to complete the Narconon program? Hear it from one of our Narconon program graduates.

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Karen in Success Story
August 8, 2016

Client Amy Discusses Narconon Arrowhead Treatment Methods

Most individuals who turn to drug use do so in order to try and escape from their problems. Unfortunately, few individuals recognize the fact that trying to solve their life problems with drug use is like fighting fire with fire – not only incredibly ineffective, but also extremely dangerous.

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Karen in Success Story
August 8, 2016

How Chris Took His Life Back

Drugs are chemical substances that begin by slightly altering an individual’s life in a way they think makes things better, and then finish by taking over the individual’s entire life and leaving only destruction in their wake.

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Cristina in Success Story
July 27, 2016

Narconon Arrowhead Program Reviews

“Thank you Narconon for helping me get my life, social skills and confidence back!” Here at Narconon, we refer to those on the program as students. We do not believe an addict is an addict for life. We do not believe addiction is an incurable disease. We believe in getting better.

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Karen in Success Story
July 25, 2016

Are Medical Students More Likely to Become Addicted?

A recent survey of medical students in the U.S. revealed that more of these individuals are struggling with serious substance abuse issues than the general population. Alcohol abuse was noted…

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Karen in Local News
July 25, 2016

The Tricky Relationship Between Painkiller Addiction and Medicare

The Tricky Relationship Between Painkiller Addiction and Medicare Could having Medicare coverage be associated with higher rates of addiction to painkillers? A new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association seems to lean in that direction.

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Cristina in Success Story
July 23, 2016

Thanks Narconon for helping me to better myself as a person

An amazing success story of how a man changed his life thanks to the Narconon Rehabilitation Program. End your addiction today, call 1-800-468-6933.

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Cristina in Success Story
July 20, 2016

I’ve been drug free for ten years now thanks to Narconon!

"My name is Andrew and in 2006 I have done the Narconon Program, I resolved my problem and I haven’t used any type of drugs for ten years now. Read the rest of the story!

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Cristina in Success Story
July 19, 2016

Thank you Narconon—you saved me and my family

This beautiful couple is currently doing the Narconon rehabilitation program at Narconon Arrowhead. Here’s what they have to say about their journey through the Narconon program…

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Cristina in Success Story
July 18, 2016

“My mind and body feel so much clearer!”

"Since I've been in the program, I learned to not think about my past experience as much as I used to, and I've been devoting my time to the now and the future. Completing the sauna has really made me realize how much crazy things you could really have without using drugs.

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Cristina in Success Story
July 15, 2016

Narconon is a great program!

“I came to Narconon on my 18th birthday. My dad was trying to get me here when I was 16, but I was not agreeing to go to rehab and I was not old enough. When I turned 18 my dad got me a plane ticket and sent me here. I was thankful for the chance.

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Cristina in Drug Rehab
July 11, 2016

Our Success Story!

At Narconon Arrowhead, to help make lasting sobriety possible, our students do life skills courses to regain their confidence and redevelop their personal values, which they lost due to their addiction.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
July 10, 2016

Taking Oklahoma Drug Traffickers Off the Street Doesn’t Solve Problems

Talequah, Oklahoma is a classic small Midwest town. It’s people are salt-of-the-earth but that doesn’t mean it’s free from problems created by drug traffickers. When these traffickers get Oklahomans addicted to their drugs, a solution for recovery is needed.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
June 30, 2016

There’s Addiction Treatment & There’s Rehab Is There a Difference?

There is most definitely a difference. And if you or a loved one wants to find recovery after addiction, it’s vital that you know this differenceif you want to leave drugs behind for good.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
June 28, 2016

AMA Recommends Painkiller Prescribing Change that Could Save Lives

In June 2016, the American Medical Association recommended that medical practitioners abandon the practice of using pain as the “fifth vital sign. This change could save lives.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
June 21, 2016

In 2016, Oklahoma Still Struggles with Prescription Drug Abuse

A new report reveals that Oklahoma still tops the list of states with prescription drug abuse problems. According to the most recent national survey on drug abuse, a higher percentage of Oklahomans aged 12 and older abused prescription drugs — about 5% of the population —than in any other state.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
June 2, 2016

How Can We Actually Reduce Overdose Deaths?

IIn the last twenty years, many actions have been taken to reduce the impact of drug abuse. Despite billions in costs, overdose deaths are still going up. Why? Narconon explains what’s missing.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
May 25, 2016

Sober and Enjoying Life in Oklahoma

In the United States, there are literally millions of people living in recovery. In Oklahoma, there’s many ways to meet up with other people enjoying sober lives. Narconon Arrowhead offers many ideas to help a person new to sobriety start enjoying sober activities.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
May 19, 2016

Marijuana and Alcohol Use During Oklahoma Pregnancies

It’s an unfortunate coincidence that the age group with the highest rate of substance abuse in Oklahoma is also the prime age group for having babies. Overall, about 8.5% of Oklahomans over 12 years of age used an illicit drug or abused a prescription medication in the last month.

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Karen in Local News
May 11, 2016

What Drugs are Sending Oklahomans to Rehab?

Knowing what drugs are sending the most Oklahomans to rehab enables families to have a good idea of what drugs their loved ones might be using. Narconon explains what to watch for.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
May 11, 2016

Why Narconon Arrowhead Does Not Use Drugs in Recovery

The Narconon program has been around for fifty years and, for its entire history, has succeeded without the use of drugs during recovery. How do we help a person recover from addiction and regain life skills and never utilize any drugs?

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Karen in Drug information
May 4, 2016

Oklahoma Does Not Escape the Curse of Fentanyl

In the world of opiates and opioids (synthetic opiates), things never stay the same for long. Drugs on the market shift, trafficking and use patterns change. The latest threat includes synthetic opioids such as fentanyl and W-18, a new and incredibly powerful painkiller.

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Karen in Addiction
April 21, 2016

Four Ways to Tell if a Person is Addicted

If you haven’t been around an addicted person, then you might not realize that they really do tend to have certain behavior characteristics in common. We help you spot those characteristics.

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Karen in Drug abuse
April 11, 2016

The Progression of Oklahoma Drug Abuse

While some people claim that there are no gateway drugs, there are some common patterns of drug use that lead people to using deadly and highly addictive drugs. The residents of Oklahoma suffer from these patterns as much as anyone else in the U.S.

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Karen in Drug prevention
April 11, 2016

Will a Black Box Warning for Painkillers Improve Oklahoma's Addiction Problems?

In March 2016, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it would add a Black Box Warning to the most widely used prescription painkillers. Will this lower the rate of prescription drug abuse in Oklahoma?

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Karen in Drug prevention
April 5, 2016

How Oklahoma Can Reverse Trends in Pill Abuse & Overdoses

Oklahoma has taken actions to control the distribution of prescription drugs but much more needs to be done to reverse the state’s trend of drug abuse. Narconon provides recommendations that can help.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
March 28, 2016

What You Need to Know about Buprenorphine

Many people struggling with addiction to opioids are making the choice to enter medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs to get help. This number is likely to increase, as current legislation on addiction treatment usually contains wording directing people toward MAT.

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Karen in Local News
March 21, 2016

What Oklahoma DOESN’T Need: Record-Setting Drug Overdose Deaths

Opinions vary about what’s needed to solve Oklahoma’s most pressing problems. But one thing is certain: Oklahoma doesn’t need any more drug overdose deaths.

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Karen in Drug prevention
March 18, 2016

Should Oklahoma Elementary Schools Include Pot in Drug Ed?

Narconon Arrowhead examine whether or not Oklahoma elementary schools should include marijuana in their drug education classes. A look at recent incidents where marijuana products were found in elementary schools would suggest that it’s a good idea.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
March 11, 2016

Fighting Back Against Heroin and Opioids in Oklahoma

Fighting Back Against Heroin and Opioids in Oklahoma While there’s many states struggling with prescription drug abuse, Oklahoma has been at or near the top of the list for a number of years.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
March 7, 2016

What to Tell Your Kids about Drugs & Alcohol Before They Leave Home

What to Tell Your Kids about Drugs & Alcohol Before They Leave Home It could be Spring Break, it could be the big departure for college or a trip to Europe or the other coast. Whatever it is, it’s the first time your teenaged or young adult child has left home on their own.

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Karen in Local News
March 4, 2016

Are Tulsa and Oklahoma City Really Among the Most Dangerous Cities in the Country?

Forbes Magazine and the website www.mylife.com said Tulsa and Oklahoma City were among the top ten most dangerous cities in the US. Could this be correct? Could drugs be contributing to this image?

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Karen in Local News
March 2, 2016

Why is Heroin Taking an Increasing Number of Lives in Oklahoma?

National media have provided plenty of news coverage for the epidemic of heroin use in states like Ohio, Indiana, Massachusetts and Vermont, but the problems in Oklahoma have been largely overlooked.

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Karen in Local News
March 1, 2016

Parents Warned to be Alert for Marijuana Candies in Oklahoma

When marijuana-infused candies were found during a February 2016 traffic stop, the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics issued a warning about marijuana-infused products.

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Karen in Local News
February 28, 2016

Cartel Operations in Oklahoma City Increase Need for Effective Rehab

Because Oklahoma City lies at the crossroads of two Interstates, one of which beelines from Laredo, Texas, it is a focal point for drug cartel operations, meaning there’s a ready supply of drugs for local use.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
February 22, 2016

Are Pharma Companies Exploiting those Trapped in Addiction?

Are Pharma Companies Exploiting those Trapped in Addiction? On the first of February 2016, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin delivered the annual State of the State Address in which she acknowledged that funding substance abuse services was a critical core service of the state.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
February 22, 2016

Oklahoma Moms Work Hard to Save Young People from Overdoses

Many people say that the worst possible pain is losing a child. These days, too many mothers and fathers are suffering this loss due to drug overdoses.

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Karen in Drug information
February 21, 2016

Should A New Tax be Placed on Alcohol to Help Fund the Treatment of Substance Abuse

The city of Boston is considering new 1 percent to 2 percent tax on all sales of alcohol.

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Bobby in Drug Rehab
January 31, 2016

The Narconon Program Completely Changed My Life

At the age of 26, I entered the Narconon Arrowhead program, and I was completely amazed by what I saw. I have learned so much about myself, and I have grown so much as a person. Among many other things, I now have control over my anxiety, and I know that I will never have to be on medication again. My family notices such a change in me, and I know I am such a better daughter, wife, and mother. I have a new start on life, and for that I will be forever thankful."

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Karen in Local News
June 18, 2015

Narconon Arrowhead Presents Special Acknowledgement to Local Pastor

The United Methodist Church shares a common heritage with fellow Christians and all Christian communities. The First United Methodist Church of Canadian, located in Canadian, Oklahoma, was recently acknowledged by Narconon Arrowhead for its good works.

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Karen in Drug prevention
June 17, 2015

Guide to Safe & Healthy Living

The mission of the National Safety Council (NSC) is to save lives. Through leadership, education, leadership and advocacy, the NSC focuses on preventing injuries and deaths in the workplace, in homes, in communities, and on the roads.

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Karen in Local News
June 16, 2015

Clinton Advisers Working to Develop Substance Abuse Policies

A recent online Associated Press article focuses on two top policy advisers from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign who are speaking with Iowa and New Hampshire substance abuse prevention advocates as part of developing drug addiction and drug addiction treatment-related campaign policies.

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Karen in Local News
June 12, 2015

Narconon Arrowhead Staff Participate in Be a Hero for Hope Race

Heroes for Hope , a service-based organization, has programs and initiatives to help people during times of difficulty. It encourages other people to participate in giving hope to those in-need.

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Karen in Drug Information
June 11, 2015

Guide to Preventing & Treating Addiction in Men

June is designated as Men’s Health Month, focused on raising public awareness of health-related issues facing men today, and encouraging me to take health-oriented preventive measures to safeguard and preserve their health.

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Karen in Drug Information
June 9, 2015

DEA Report Reveals that Doctors are Creating More Heroin Addicts than Drug Dealers

A recent online article cites an alarming spike in reported heroin abuse, nearly doubling from a 2007 number of 161,000 to 289,000 in 2013. From 2007 to 2014, arrests for heroin abuse also doubled .

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Karen in Success Story
May 26, 2015

James’ Experience With Narconon Treatment

One of the most frustrating parts of drug abuse and addiction problems is the individual’s belief that they have no control over these problems, or indeed their life.

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Karen in Drug information
May 24, 2015

Narconon Presents Tips For Dealing with Nutritional Deficiencies Caused by Addiction

Nutritional deficiencies result from substance abuse and addiction. Remedying those deficiencies markedly help the addict in recovery. The body is affected in a number of ways by substance abuse, including its metabolism (processing energy), organ function and mental well-being.

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Karen in Local News
May 19, 2015

Communities Across the Country Celebrate National Drug Court Month

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) has been coordinating National Drug Court Month for more than 10 years. During May of each year, Drug Courts, Veterans Treatment Course, and DWI Courts celebrate their success and their contributions to society.

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Karen in Success Story
May 19, 2015

John’s Narconon Arrowhead Experience

Sometimes when family members and friends learn about a loved one’s problems with drug addiction they are nothing short of shocked and amazed. For whatever reason, the fact that their loved one was leading a troubled life and using drug substances managed to escape them.

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Karen in Drug information
May 16, 2015

Guide to Safe and Drug Free Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a nationally observed United States holiday remembering and honoring all those who lost their lives in active military service to their country. It is observed on the last Monday in May each year, and in 1971 became an official federal holiday.

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Karen in Success Story
May 12, 2015

Kim’s Experience With the Narconon Arrowhead Program

It does not matter how one starts onto the path of drug addiction or how quickly one moves from casual drug use into full-blown addiction, there is absolutely no doubt that this is a complex condition that quickly takes over the individual’s every thought, decision and action in their entire life.

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Karen in Local News
May 6, 2015

OCARTA Holds Rally 4 Recovery

OCARTA, the Oklahoma Citizen Advocates for Recovery and Treatment Association, hosted its Rally 4 Recovery event on April 23 rd , 2015.

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Karen in Drug Information
May 5, 2015

How Physical Fitness Can Help in Addiction Recovery – Guide to Fitness

May is designated as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month by the Federal Occupational Health (FOH), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). National Physical Fitness and Sports Month focuses on raising awareness of the importance of active living.

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Karen in Success Story
May 5, 2015

Michelle’s Narconon Arrowhead Story

The progression from casual drug use into full-blown drug addiction can be so subtle that the individual himself rarely comprehends just how thoroughly his life has changed because of drug substances.

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Karen in Local News
April 29, 2015

Oklahoma Considers Prescription Drug Abuse Treatment Costs While Finalizing Budget

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin submitted the State of Oklahoma Fiscal Year 2016 Executive Budget to the Citizens of the Great State of Oklahoma, and the 2015 Oklahoma Legislature in February of 2015.

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Karen in Sobriety
April 9, 2015

Guide to Preventing Stress Related Substance Abuse

Many people resort to alcohol or drugs as a way to cope with stress. The martini after a hard day at work can lead to a dependence on that drink, and more drinks to follow. Taking a pill to solve the problem of stress-related insomnia can lead to dependence on that pill, and more pills to follow.

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Karen in Local News
April 8, 2015

Unmask Addiction Campaign Helps Remove the Stigma of Addiction

The Salisbury, Maryland-based a.s.a.p.r. Integrated Marketing specializes in marketing, advertising, public relations, branding, strategies and communications. The marketing firm defines their approach to marketing communications as “highly creative yet extremely efficient.

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Karen in Success Story
April 7, 2015

One Mother’s Experience With Narconon Arrowhead

Drug abuse and addiction are complex problems that can begin somewhat innocently and then escalate very rapidly. Initially, an individual thinks that casual drug use can help them in some way – usually by suppressing the undesirable symptoms of a problem they have encountered in their life.

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Karen in Local News
April 1, 2015

OCARTA to Hold Recovery Rally

Rally 4 Recovery, sponsored by the Oklahoma Citizen Advocates for Recovery & Treatment Association (OCARTA) will be held at the Oklahoma State Capitol on April 23 rd .

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Karen in Drug information
March 30, 2015

Guide to a Sober and Safe Spring Break

Spring Break is typically a one-week escape from school life. Oftentimes, it coincides with Easter, occurring in March or April. It is an opportunity for university and college students to go home, see family or just take a holiday.

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Karen in Drug information
March 30, 2015

Heroin Abuse Prevention Guide From Narconon Arrowhead

The United States is experiencing an unprecedented increase in heroin use, and heroin overdose deaths. Over the past fourteen years, overdose deaths due to heroin use have increased four-fold. Our nation saw the greatest increase in the past few years, just since 2010.

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Karen in Success Story
March 30, 2015

Narconon Arrowhead Client Talks About Effects of Drugs on Family

When an individual falls into the abyss of drug addiction it can be very hard to think about anything besides their own misery.

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Karen in Drug information
March 30, 2015

Only 1 in 9 People Suffering from Addiction Seek Treatment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that heroin deaths in the U.S. almost quadrupled from 2000 to 2013. The trend continues to worsen with nationwide heroin-related deaths increasing by an alarming 39.3 percent from 2012 to 2013 alone.

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Karen in Drug information
March 26, 2015

New Gravel Drug Raising Concerns Across Country

A dangerous new synthetic drug has appeared on the scene, particularly in the area which includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee and Kentucky.

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Karen in Success Story
March 25, 2015

Thanks to Narconon Arrowhead, My Future And Possibilities Are Endless!

I’m coming up on one year clean and I wouldn’t be where I am today if I didn’t have the tools Narconon Arrowhead gave me. Prior to my arrival at Narconon I was lost, empty and hopeless. I just did three years in prison and developed a 50 bag a day heroin habit.

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Karen in Local News
March 22, 2015

City of Tulsa Holds Prescription Take Back Event

The city of Tulsa held a prescription drug take-back event on Saturday, May 16 th , 2015. The event gave community and area residents the opportunity to dispose of unwanted, unused and outdated medications and prescription drugs in a safe and environmentally-friendly manner.

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Karen in Local News
March 16, 2015

17 LPN Students at McAlester Kiamichi Technology Center Visit Narconon Arrowhead

Narconon Arrowhead hosted seventeen Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) students from the McAlester Kiamichi Technology (KTC) on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Two of their instructors were also in attendance.

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Karen in Drug information
March 11, 2015

Oklahoma Turning to Legislation to Help Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

The Oklahoma House of Representatives voted on a bill recently that would essentially be the first step toward curbing the state’s prescription drug abuse problem. The bill, promoted by Governor Mary Fallin, seeks to limit the over-prescription of three types of extremely addictive pain killers.

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Karen in Success Story
February 22, 2015

Chandler’s Experience with Narconon Arrowhead Rehab

An addict’s decision to reclaim his or her life from addiction can be the beginning of a very challenging, yet very rewarding journey.

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Karen in Drug information
February 8, 2015

Drug Prevention Tips Presented by Narconon Arrowhead for Parent Leadership Month

The month of February is designated as National Parent Leadership Month. It is dedicated to acknowledging the important role parents play in raising healthy families, both in the home and in the community. It is sponsored by Parents Anonymous, Inc.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
February 8, 2015

Heroin Treatment: What Works

Based on a recently released study of 28 states, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found heroin-related deaths doubled from 2010 to 2012. Heroin-related overdose deaths nationwide surged to 8,257 between 2012 and 2013, a 39 percent jump.

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Karen in Success Story
February 8, 2015

John Speaks Out About Narconon Arrowhead Rehab

Narconon Arrowhead in Southeastern Oklahoma is a long-term residential drug rehabilitation and education center. It delivers the Narconon program, a holistic and drug-free approach to treating addiction.

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Karen in Drug abuse
January 25, 2015

Alcohol Contamination 101: Narconon Arrowhead Helps You Spot the Warning Signs

What is alcohol contamination and how can you spot the warning signs?

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Karen in Drug information
January 25, 2015

Meth Prevention Tips Released by Narconon Arrowhead

A recent online article featured in the eMissourian reported that local, state and federal police have found that Methamphetamine is currently trafficked in large quantities to the Kansas City area of Missouri. The states of Nebraska and Oklahoma are also trafficking destinations.

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Karen in Success Story
January 25, 2015

Rick’s Narconon Arrowhead Experience

Each person is a distinct individual, and his or her journey to sobriety is uniquely his own. Narconon Arrowhead , a long-term residential drug rehabilitation and education center, takes a drug-free and holistic approach to rehabilitating the addict and alcoholic.

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