Narconon Arrowhead, the Oklahoma-based long-term residential rehabilitation center which delivers the drug-free Narconon program, just released its newest The Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction series. Gary W. Smith, Executive Director of Narconon Arrowhead and author of the publication, shares the knowledge garnered from his decades of experience and success in the field of
There’s no doubt that, as an actor, comedian and friend, Robin Williams touched the lives of millions of people around the world during his life. And, as we collectively mourn the shocking suicide of the 63-year-old Oscar-winner, husband and father this week, one resounding question hangs in the air: Could he have been helped? Tragic as it is, Williams’ untimely death is also an opportunity to shed light on the connection between depression, addiction and suicide, and the benefits that holistic treatments may have over antidepressants and other potentially harmful pharmaceutical drugs, which are typically considered the first line of defense against depression.