When people go to a Narconon rehab center or any other rehabilitation center, it usually means they have hit a point in their lives where things can’t get much worse. Unfortunately, there are many who still avoid getting help even when their world has turned upside down. If only they would realize that going to a rehab center can save their lives, in more ways than one.
There were 11,773 drunken driving deaths in 2008. In Canada 33.8% of motor vehicle deaths were associated with alcohol use. All of these could have been prevented if a rehabilitation center would have been utilized. Drunk driving is one of the leading causes of death around the world.
Deaths caused by cirrhosis of the liver and other ailments due to alcoholism increase every year. Pancreatitis is also a contributing factor in many alcohol related deaths. Repression of the respiratory system is a major cause of death for drug addicts, especially those who use drugs such as Oxycontin and Oxycodone. These deaths also can be prevented by seeking help from a rehabilitation center.
In the United States alone, prescription drugs cause most of the more than 26,000 fatal overdoses each year. Add that to the number of illicit drug users overdose statistics and you up to nearly 60,000 a year. Those are 60,000 people that could have lived had they gone to a drug rehabilitation center.
Pregnancies of drug and alcohol users many times end in spontaneous abortions or serious, life threatening illnesses to the fetus or newly born child. Innocent lives have been taken as a result of drugs and alcohol.