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Does medication provide the tranquility at Tranquility Detox?

...These parents became concerned when their 19-year-old son was transferred from Best Drug Rehab to Tranquility Detox, without their knowledge. According to the parents, an intake counselor in Manistee refused to let them speak to their son on the phone. More research about the Narconon program caused alarm. Calls were placed to the Michigan Attorney General's office and Law Enforcement in both counties, where officials assured them the program was dangerous. One or both parents traveled to Michigan to remove son from the program.. On arrival at the facility, their son refused to leave the program, but appeared heavily medicated. He wrote a letter of refusal, on the spot, which the parents believe was coached or coerced. ...

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How to Get Someone Out of Narconon, Best Drug Rehab, or A Forever Recovery

...le’s legitimately prescribed medication for medical conditions. This includes medication for such things as heart conditions, diabetes, and other physical conditions which are easily managed as long as the person is on medication. It also includes medication for all mental conditions, such as bipolar disorder, anxiety, and depression. Scientology, and by extension, Narconon does not believe in psychiatric treatment by mental health...

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So, you’re going to drug treatment. Know your rights!

...rules and policies related to restraints and seclusion. You have the right to be told before admission: the condition to be treated; the proposed treatment; the risks, benefits, and side effects of all proposed treatment and medication; the probable health and mental health consequences of refusing treatment; other treatments that are available and which ones, if any, might be appropriate for you; and the expected length of stay. You have the...

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Narconon Survey Response #256

...Narconon Trois-Rivieres was closed by the Quebec, Canada government in April 2012. This former client was a "student" there when the facility was closed. He was not told why the program was being shut down. He says that he was not allowed his antidepressant/anxiety medication while there, and that this has also hurt his recovery. He left one additional comment - "help". ...

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Scott v. Narconon of Oklahoma, Narconon International, ABLE, Gerald A. Wooten

This plaintiff suffers from a medical condition, adrenal hyperplasia (AHD), and requires daily medication. His mother was assured that there would be 24 hour a day medical care available at the facility and that the facility was fully prepared to meet his needs medically. After Scott arrived, he was not provided his medication, which required 3 hospital visits, 2 of which required an ambulance. He left the facility abruptly, leaving all...

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2 Narconon Death Lawsuits Settle; 1 Going to Trial

...s finding out Hillary died shortly after arriving to Narconon and how she died. Narconon failed to provide her prescribed antibiotics and cortisone medication for an inherited adrenal gland disorder requiring her to take the medication every day of her entire life. Narconon failed to give Hillary her medications while she was in the withdrawal stage of the program. They gave her excessive amounts of vitamins instead, while she was sick with...

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Weekend Narconon News Roundup #1

...d it all happened in record time! Infinite Complacency: Jonny Jacobsen has written about Heribert Pfaff, who died of an epileptic seizure in Clearwater Florida in 1988, while trying to use Scientology to wean himself off his medication. While not directly about Narconon, this story is related to another one Jonny did some weeks back about the similar and unfortunate death of Jocelyne Dorfmann in 1984, who went to a Narconon in France to withdraw...

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Complaint to BBB, Texas Lonestar Victory Ranch, February 2, 2011

...lient alleged that they were never informed about the Narconon/Scientology connection. The parents were alarmed on learning that Narconon had discontinued their son's medication for bipolar disorder and failed to provide any medications during detox. For their part, Narconon denied a connection to scientology, but admitted to the other medication-related allegations. Similar to other complaints, it was also reported that new graduates were...

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FTC Complaint, Narconon Freedom Center, June 11, 2010

...Former rehab patient states that she and her husband were misled about the facility amenities and other program details. When the wife entered the program, she was denied her antidepressant medication rather than being weaned off of it properly, and suffered extreme swelling of her feet and ankles from prolonged sauna use. Additionally, she also wasn't provided with clean sheets, towels, soap or ice. She left the program after phase 1 but before normal program completion, and their requests for a refund of unused fees and the balance of her personal account were ignored....

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Jacobs v. Narconon Southern California

...Narconon of Southern California was sued here by father and son Jacobs in Orange County Court in August 2009 for Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Fraud - Intentional Concealment, Fraud - Negligent Misrepresentation, Conversion and Unfair Competition - in violation of California Business and Professional codes. The issues of a false high success rate, promises of medically supervised detoxification for which Narconon is not licensed. Patient was taken off site to a non-Narconon detox facility without knowledge of payee, where no licensed physician was in attendance and patient was taken off his anti-depressant medication against his will. At Narconon, he was taught and made to do Scientology practices against his wishes and without payee knowledge, despite patient and payee being practicing Jews. Patient suffered from being taken off his medication. Narconon settled this case, as they do with nearly all who sue them. ...

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