Starting in Withdrawal, I was taught I didn’t need anything to calm my soul; I didn’t need music, TV or a phone. I just need myself. Then came sauna, which, although tough to do, I am confident that it rid all of my body of toxins and drugs.
There have been so many times I’ve said I wouldn’t drink, then an hour later I’d be at the liquor store.
This program has truly changed my life! I have gained back my confidence and self-esteem. I am clean in both my mind and body. I have learned so much about myself and those I surround myself with. I am strong and confident and ready to start the newest chapter of my life. This butterfly is ready to leave her cocoon.
To anyone who reading this that either has a family member or you yourself are struggling with addiction: Narconon Arrowhead saved my daughter’s life.
“Being able to be my very best self and live my life the very best way I possibly can, means the world to me—it is all I could ever ask for and all I ever wanted.“ —Julie, Narconon Graduate
Throughout my time here I didn’t just work on staying clean, I worked on myself. It took a while and a lot of work but in time, I found the real me. Now, you’re probably wondering, “who is the real Lexie”?
When one reaches a breaking point and is searching for help with an addiction, it is vital to find a place where one can grow and heal. I was broken and desperate for a new chance. I attended a 12-step in-patient program looking and begging for help.
Addiction: nobody expects for it to happen, nobody wants it, and certainly nobody signs up for it. If there was a sign-up sheet, it likely wouldn’t mention the downsides. But there are downsides, a lot of them, perhaps more than one realizes.
Any parent feels pretty helpless when one’s child faces crises and pain. John is a middle-aged man with a good heart, great intellect, and a sense of humor. I knew that the choice of when and how to deal with his alcoholism had to be his. I am VERY grateful that John searched carefully connected with good people experienced a program which has been fine-tuned for decades and found the location where he and staff members could work together toward what he needed and wanted most—another chance to live a good and happy life.
It is no surprise that alcohol is prevalent in our society. It is the most commonly used, easy to get and legal drug in the United States. Unfortunately, alcohol use doesn’t come without consequences—from waking up with a hangover to death in a traffic accident, alcohol use isn’t innocent.