Narconon Rehab Called Front for Scientology

Scientology quackery A father claims Narconon International and the Association for Living and Education International are fronts for Scientology, and that he paid them $35,500 for “essentially worthless treatment” for his drug-addicted son.

He says the groups run rehab programs “to enrich themselves and to provide a recruit base for the Church of Scientology rather than to provide competent treatment for chemical dependency.” [Read more...]

Man alleges assault, unwanted pills at Narconon facility

Snake Oil A Florida man is suing Narconon Southern California, saying a brief stint in its Newport Beach drug rehab house subjected him to sexual assault, unwanted medication and demeaning work.

In the suit, Mendoza also complains about Scientology being practiced at Narconon. “It was never revealed that Narconon is a Scientology facility.” [Read more...]

Questions raised over Narcanon lease on historic building

Stop Narconon The Mental Health Council of Australia has strongly criticised Victoria’s national parks authority for leasing a historic public building rent free to a drug treatment service connected to Scientology.

The council’s chief executive says a group with secret treatment methods should not be able to use a public asset at a time when Australia is desperate for community treatment centres. [Read more...]