Discoveries Link Depression And Addiction

Discoveries Link Depression And Addiction










Canadian, OK (PRWEB) October 19, 2007

Anyone caring for or treating an addicted person knows that depression and drug or alcohol addiction frequently go hand in hand. Some traditional medical and psychiatric based programs diagnose and treat the depression an addict is experiencing as the root cause of the person’s drug or alcohol problem, when in fact it is more often a symptom that shows up after a person becomes addicted.

Most addicts are in a deteriorating or poor state of health. While high, they are in a euphoric, painless state of mind, numb to the damage drugs or alcohol are doing to their bodies. They are physically spent as a result of the severe nutritional deficiencies that follow long-term drug or alcohol use and addiction. And, as a result of the addiction, the addict is surrounded by broken relationships, lost jobs, spouses, children or homes, problems with the law or finances. Aside from the physical effects, depression is an appropriate emotional response, considering the circumstances.

Psychotropic (altering perception, emotion or behavior) medications are often used which temporarily mask symptoms but do nothing to cure them. As these medications wear off, depression returns, often magnified, making the recovery process more difficult if not impossible. The best possible treatment program would be one that rebuilds physical and mental health without tethering the recovering addict to a schedule of medications.

To bring about addiction recovery for a lifetime, an addict must be withdrawn from drugs without the administration of more drugs, and helped to rebuild his or her health and life through development of new life skills and their application. The rehabilitation program at Narconon Arrowhead is a completely drug-free program that uses nutrition, natural detoxification and education to help an addict eliminate cravings and rebuild a healthy life.

J.S., a recent graduate of the Narconon program, said, “When I came to Narconon, I was physically, mentally and emotionally dead, not only from drugs and alcohol but from mental and emotional abuse. Today I love myself and know who I am. No more anxiety or depression. I am happy and comfortable with myself.”

To help citizens in your community understand how addiction can be overcome, Narconon is making the booklet Healing Addicted Lives available free for the asking. Indispensable for anyone faced with drug abuse in their community, this informative booklet fully explains how addiction starts, how depression presents a barrier to recovery and how it can be overcome.

To obtain your free copy of Healing Addicted Lives, call Narconon Arrowhead in Canadian, Oklahoma at 1-800-468-6933, send an email to info@stopaddiction.com or visit http://www.stopaddiction.com. The Narconon program was founded in 1966 by William Benitez in Arizona State Prison, and is based on the humanitarian works of L. Ron Hubbard. For more than forty years, in more than 120 centers around the world, Narconon programs restore drug and alcohol abusers and addicts to a clean and sober lifestyle.

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Think-Outside-the-Book Publishing Launches New Portal Website that Reveals Startling Discoveries in Alternative Health and Wellness

Think-Outside-the-Book Publishing Launches New Portal Website that Reveals Startling Discoveries in Alternative Health and Wellness











“Top 5 Underground Health Secrets You Never Knew Before”

Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2011

Mark Cranston is a 55-year-old man who spends more money on alternative medicine — such as fish oil, glucosamine and echinacea — than he spends out-of-pocket for prescription drugs. He’s not alone. Think-Outside-the-Book-Publishing researched and found consumer spending on alternative therapies has swelled to $ 460 billion, growing tenfold in the last 10 years. Additionally, there are presently 420 million visits to alternative health practitioners per year compared to 350 million visits to medical doctors.

The burgeoning demand for alternative medicine has spawned an industry of companies, entrepreneurs, alternative health providers and vendors selling a dizzying array of nutritional supplements, herbs and therapies to an insatiable public. Some of these products and therapies are scientifically proven to be efficacious, and others are questionable, at best.

To help consumers make informed decisions about their options in the world of alternative medicine, where conflicting information and marketing factoids and half-truths abound, Think-Outside-the-Book Publishing has recently launched the UndergroundHealthReporter.com portal website.

UndergroundHealthReporter.com emerged as a natural extension of the popular Underground Health Reporter weekly e-newsletter, which has 250,000 loyal subscribers from all over the world. The new portal website is designed to be a daily destination for discovering little-known, cutting-edge — sometimes unconventional and always startling — information in the field of health and wellness.

“Every alternative therapy and health breakthrough presented in the pages of this site has been thoroughly researched and verified for its effectiveness before it was allowed to be featured here,” says Danica Collins, editor of both the weekly e-newsletter and the portal website. “Because we’re publishers of health and wellness publications, and not vendors of alternative health supplements, we’re able to present unbiased information that enables readers to make better choices when it comes to their health.”

UndergroundHealthReporter.com is also a health community where users can share ideas, opinions, personal experiences, and health resources relating to alternative health.

To commemorate the official launch of the health and wellness portal, Think-Outside-the-Book Publishing is offering visitors a free sampler consisting of 5 of the most sought-after reports from its treasury of little-known health discoveries. The 5 reports, compiled into a downloadable e-book, provide a taste of the startling revelations that the portal website dishes out every day.

The free e-book, titled “Top 5 Underground Health Secrets You Never Knew Before” includes the following reports: How to Make a Cancer Tumor Dissolve in 40 Seconds … Why Drinking the Juice of this Young Grass May Turn Gray Hair Back to Its Natural Color … A Mushroom That Cures Cancer and AIDS … How to Make Your Cells Grow Younger … and Rub Your Stomach Away in 2 Minutes a Day. The URL of the portal website is http://www.UndergroundHealthReporter.com.

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