Exclusive: Inside Narconon, CEO Answers Accusations About Deaths In Rehab - 2012-10-29
Smith told us Narconon prefers to treat nutritionally first, but does allow over-the-counter medications.
"If they are medications that are needed to keep those potential life-threatening situations under control, that's incorporated as part of the treatment plan," Smith said.
Narconon employs seven registered nurses. Smith said there is always a nurse on site, who will see patients at any time and the staff doctor is always on-call.
Narconon advertises a 70 percent success rate-a number Smith said comes from a series of survey calls, following program completion.
But there are still those three deaths, which remain a mystery.