Scientology's Narconon rehabs haven't changed in the least, even after dozens of lawsuits - 2017-03-05

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F347.png Scientology's Narconon rehabs haven't changed in the least, even after dozens of lawsuits March 5, 2017, Tony Ortega, Underground Bunker

Rod Keller keeps a close watch on Scientology's front groups, and this week gives us another report on the church's drug rehab network, Narconon

The Narconon drug rehab facility in Fort Collins, Colorado is known as "A Life Worth Saving." The former Diamond Crest Assisted Living center was purchased by Narconon in 2008, and the center offers the Scientology program of saunas, megadoses of vitamins, and "TRs" or "training routines." In 2014 attorney Ryan Hamilton sued the facility on behalf of patients Tyler Mathys and Nikki Mott, claiming that the facility doesn't provide actual treatment for drug addiction, and that it caused psychological injuries. (The suit was later settled.) No deaths have been reported at the facility, unlike others in the Narconon system.

Baltimore resident Joseph Dahdah attended the facility briefly in 2015, and his experience suggests that even after years of patient deaths, government investigations, and dozens of lawsuits, the rehabs are still operating with almost no change at all. I spoke with him and his mother Christine this week and they described the experience.

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | author = Tony Ortega | title = Scientology's Narconon rehabs haven't changed in the least, even after dozens of lawsuits | url = https://tonyortega.org/2017/03/05/scientologys-narconon-rehabs-havent-changed-in-the-least-even-after-dozens-of-lawsuits/ | work = Underground Bunker | date = March 5, 2017 | accessdate = August 21, 2017 }}