How to Escape the Rehab Trap

Narconon rehabilitation technology gets to the problem at its source—and provides a path many have travelled to report long-term success.

For nearly 50 years, Narconon has saved those who were thought lost to substance abuse forever. Week by week. Year by year. Our success is measured in our ever-growing number of graduates who now lead new lives free from drugs.

Many who come to Narconon have been through other drug rehab programmes before with no lasting success. Our programme is unique. Narconon uses a series of techniques found nowhere else to help addicts overcome drug and alcohol dependencies and their damaging effects. This is done naturally—there are no substitute drugs in the Narconon programme.

At Narconon, we look to address the causes of addiction—to get at what drove a person to drugs in the first place.

The goal is a drug-free life.

“I went through 15 different rehab programmes. None of them worked. None even got me to the point where I wanted to stop using drugs. Narconon was my last programme, and now I’ve been clean for seven years.”

The Narconon Drug Rehabilitation Programme


For each student, personal Withdrawal Specialists are on hand to assist 24 hours a day.

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New Life

A combination of exercise, sweating in a dry heat sauna and a nutritional regimen.

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The Objectives

Objectives are procedures to direct your attention away from past memories and onto your present and immediate surroundings.

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Effective practice and learning leads to stability, self-respect, and the return of personal values.

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World-Class Results

Simply put, Narconon works. Read some typical comments from students of the Narconon programme and family members who experienced what sometimes seems like a miraculous transformation.

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Getting Results. Since 1966.

The Narconon programme is based on the research and writings of L. Ron Hubbard, the Founder of the Scientology religion. However, Narconon does not require any religious belief and a person does not become a Scientologist by doing the programme.

Mr. Hubbard was a humanitarian whose works include discoveries in the fields of education, mental health and criminal reform as well as drug rehabilitation. He began his research into drugs during the 1960s and 70s when recreational drug use had reached epidemic proportions.

He developed techniques to overcome the adverse effects of virtually every type of drug. Wanting to help those thought lost to addiction, Mr. Hubbard made his discoveries broadly available and the result was the establishment of Narconon.

Here’s Why It Works

Lasting results start with a successful foundation. The key to Narconon’s effectiveness is these programme elements, working together:

The elements of the Narconon programme work together—to the result of many who complete the programme saying they're living a new life, with freedom from addiction.

• Drug-free Withdrawal. This step includes 24-hour personal care and supervision.

• Detoxification. The unique, drug-free New Life Detoxification helps detoxify a student's body leaving most feeling fresh, clean, with a new zest for life.

• The Objectives. Narconon’s specifically tailored procedures are designed to help you become stable in the present, rather than dwelling in the past.

• Life Skills Training. This step helps you to develop the necessary tools for a successful drug-free life.

Each programme step can deliver stable and dependable results that help build a solid recovery.

Precision at Every Step

Included in the Narconon programme are a series of instructional films that visually demonstrate the theory and procedure of each aspect of the programme.

Drug-free Withdrawal