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Narconon Fresh Start

World-class drug rehabilitation program

Health risks posed by ‘third hand’ tobacco smoke, especially for children

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 21, 2014
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Research led by the University of York has highlighted the potential cancer risk in non-smokers - particularly young children - of tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in...

‘The higher the cigarette taxes, the lower the suicide rates’

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 19, 2014
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Previous studies have found that smokers have a higher risk of suicide. Now, new research suggests that more aggressive tobacco policies and taxation may reduce suicide rates.

Incentives to breastfeed and quit smoking backed by the young

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 18, 2014
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Men and women aged 44 or younger are more likely to agree with financial incentives to encourage breast feeding and smoking cessation during pregnancy compared to those aged 65 and over.

Australian smoking rates at record lows

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 18, 2014
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New data showing a record fall in smoking rates confirms that Australia is on track to achieve major reductions in smoking-related diseases, Cancer Council Australia said today (July 16th, 2014).

Suicide rates linked to cigarette taxes, smoking policies

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 18, 2014
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Cigarette smokers are more likely to commit suicide than people who don't smoke, studies have shown.

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) backs prohibition on smoking in cars carrying children, UK

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 17, 2014
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The CIEH supports the proposals for a prohibition on smoking in private vehicles when children are present as a necessary measure to further protect them from the effect of harmful secondhand...

As part of the recovery process it is important for program participants to identify and address the issues their drug addiction or alcoholism has had on their life as well as the lives of those around them. This process is often taxing on the program participant and stirs up many negative emotions. The purpose of doing this process during one’s time in drug rehab is to handle these issues and feelings with the help of Narconon Fresh Start’s skilled staff members so that they do not resurface when treatment is complete.

When the program participant is active in their addiction they seemingly become someone else; an alternate version of themselves capable of doing and saying things they would not have before their addiction. Because the Narconon Fresh Start drug rehab program is laid out in a specific step by step process the program participant develops life skills, the necessary thought processes and problem solving ability before beginning this arduous challenge. The time and effort it takes to uncover and handle the emotionally charged memories of their past is conducted with Narconon Fresh Start’s trained staff members who have experience in helping program participants work through their feelings and learn to move forward. As with any great emotional burden, when this process is complete the program participant feels as though a weight has been lifted off their shoulders. The freeing sensation of addressing the issues in one’s past and making them right cannot be undervalued for a recovering addict. This process allows them to set things right with themselves and those they care about so they can start their new sober life on the right foot.

“I had no idea that I was going to have to really handle all the terrible things I’ve done and said to those I care about. This part of Narconon Fresh Start’s rehab program is hard. I’m struggling to face and own up to the awful way I’ve treated my family and friends. I’m so glad that I have made new friends here who are supportive of me and understand what I’m going through. Even my case supervisor can see that I’m overwhelmed and he’s helping me work through my emotions day by day so that I don’t want to get up and leave. I know that I can confront myself and make a lot of my past mistakes right. It takes time and that’s all I’ve got these days; time to work on myself and fix my past. Once I get through this book I’ll be so much better off. I’m glad I’m here writing this Narconon Fresh Start review and dealing with these issues now so that when I go home I don’t have to work on them all by myself.” T.L.

First-of-its-kind study to examine smoking prevalence

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 15, 2014
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Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with mobility impairments under age 65 have significantly higher rates of smoking than those without mobility impairments.

Warning labels, the bigger the better, encourage smokers to quit

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 15, 2014
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Cigarette warning labels can influence a smoker to try to quit even when the smoker is trying to avoid seeing the labels, according to a survey of thousands of adult smokers in four countries...

Smoking increases risk of dementia

Posted by Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today on July 11, 2014
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Smokers have a 45% higher risk of developing dementia than non-smokers, according to information published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with Alzheimer's Disease...