That is not a small accomplishment. An addict always looks for a way to clean up and it seems to be an impossible task. But let’s break it down into simple actions.
Let’s see what is needed here:
1. First, get off drugs, then
2. Stay off drugs.
If the addict is actually, really addicted, step one must be done with the help of a qualified addiction counselor, in a detox rehab program designed to genuinely help the addict become DRUG-FREE. Simple enough, right? Then why do so many detox and rehab programs mess up this first step?!
I thought the talk was really good. It has given me more of a reason to distance myself from all those drugs out there. I want to do and be better in life and this gives me a motive to just become a better person. I don’t need that stuff to make me feel better.
My thoughts have changed. I personally never took a drug, I was straight for my whole 15 years. Although everyone I know does drugs, I was smart enough to say no. Until one day I took an “edible”. (Marijuana in a brownie or cookie) I never thought it was bad until I heard that can be the worst way to take it. My heart dropped and I was literally shocked. Thank you. 10th Grade Student
I thought this Narconon presentation was really interesting and I learned a lot about how drugs work and how it can damage your whole body. It was very understandable and really made me think and now I am going to stop smoking weed. It made me want to tell my cousins, Aunt, Uncles, etc about this and for them to stop. I think this talk does change people’s thoughts and should be continued.
I can let my friends know that it’s bad and to stop before it’s too late. I want to help people and friends to get off drugs. 11th Grade Student
I thought this talk from Narconon was very good and informing. As for myself, I have used drugs like weed and Nos (Nitrous Oxide) and knowing all the damage it does really does scare me. It was like a wake-up call.
Knowing all the harmful things certain drugs so to you is pretty scary, it makes me want to stop using drugs. Since I learned about what weed really does to you I don’t want to do it anymore because I don’t want to have it in my system. 10th Grade Student
Three basic things must occur for you to get off and stay off drugs. Each one is essential to your successfully staying clean living a drug-free life.
First, if you are blaming yourself for starting to use drugs, for being unable or unwilling to stop using drugs and for relapsing every time you quit, you are both right and wrong.
It is your fault, but it is NOT a matter of blame.
Blame is a waste of time and energy. If you blame yourself, what does that accomplish? Nothing. It makes you feel like an idiot and, really, you didn’t try to make yourself into an addicted person. Read more of this article »