Narconon Survey Response #277

This former client of Narconon Arrowhead emphasizes that money is more important than recovery at Narconon. He was told that his insurance would cover his entire stay, but once he was there and signed the contract, he was told that his insurance had quit paying and that he would have to pay an additional $18,000 to continue with the program beyond detox. He describes the living quarters as nice and had no complaints with the housing or the food, however while in detox, he was taken to the hospital in an ambulance 3 times due to severe illness from methadone withdrawal. He spent a total of 13 days in the hospital, and says they almost let him die.

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Petersen v. Narconon of Oklahoma Inc, Narconon Int., ABLE

Plaintiff found Narconon Arrowhead through a generic referral website, and was convinced to enter the facility by misrepresentations made by Defendants. The misrepresentations included the efficacy of the sauna detox, the program and facility's advertised success rate, treatment by qualified counselors and medical personnel. A portion of the payment was made by Plaintiff's insurance company, although Plaintiff was told the claim had been denied, and was required to pay the amount. Plaintiff also witnessed the exchange of drugs for money, sex, or other trade while there. Causes of action in the lawsuit are Breach of Contract; and Civil Conspiracy.

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Gray v. Narconon of Oklahoma, Narconon Int., ABLE

Lisa Gray was deceived by Narconon representatives over the telephone about the type of services her son, an alcoholic, would receive and was told a false success rate in order to induce her to bring her son in for their services. Once he arrived, the lying continued. Her repeated requests for professional help for her son were met with more lies. There were no therapists. No therapy as promised. She was lied to from day one and finally took her son out of the program. She feels the program is a sham and is dangerous. Lisa Gray is suing Narconon and its representative and management organizations for False Representation, Non Disclosure or Concealment, Fraud and Deceit, Breach of Contract, Civil Conspiracy. Read the complaint for more details.

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Nelson v. Narconon of Oklahoma, Narconon Int., ABLE

Gina Nelson sent her son to Narconon of Oklahoma, aka Narconon Arrowhead, based upon lies she was told by Narconon representatives. She was told it was a medically based program and false reports about the effectiveness of the program. What he received was not at all what she was told he would receive, what she was made to believe by false representations and deceit.

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Cantu v. Narconon of Oklahoma, Narconon Int., ABLE

"Mary Cantu is suing for fraud after paying $13,000 to Narconon for her son to attend in July 2011, but then he left in a panic just two weeks later after feeling his safety was endangered. is suing Narconon and its representative and management organizations."

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Newman & Shobe v. Narconon of Oklahoma, Narconon Int., ABLE

Sue Ann Newman and Dena Shobe are suing after Sue Ann was admitted as a patient at Narconon in May 2012 on false promises that she and her sister, Dena Shobe, could get a special low price through a work program. Instead, Defendants fraudulently, and without Plaintiffs’ knowledge or permission, applied for a Discovery Card and a Visa Card, in the name of Plaintiff, Shobe. Thereafter, Defendants fraudulently billed $7,000 to Plaintiff’s Discovery credit card and $7,500 to Plaintiff’s Visa credit card, again, all without the knowledge and/or permission of the Plaintiffs.

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White v. Narconon of Oklahoma, Narconon Int., ABLE

Vicki White is is suing Narconon and it's representative and management organizations for False Representation, Non Disclosure or Concealment, Fraud and Deceit, Breach of Contract, Civil Conspiracy. This is a classic case of how Narconon defrauds and deceives vulnerable loved ones and pits family members against one another to Narconon's financial gain. Lies after lies after lies were told to plaintiff, including Narconon's infamous false success rate. Vicki White could be any parent.... a must read complaint.

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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 belongings behind, by calling a friend to pick him up. The lawsuit alleges Negligence; Violation of the Oklahoma Consumer Protection Act; and Vicarious Liability and Civil Conspiracy. The Medical Director of Narconon Arrowhead, Gerald A. Wooten, is named as a defendant.

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