Does Narconon's Addiction Rehab Really Work?
By Maia Szalavitz Thursday, March 31, 2011
[..] Now, a new publication focusing on addiction, The Fix, takes a scathing look at Narconon and debunks its claims of efficacy. (Full disclosure: I write a column for The Fix.) As Mark Ebner and Walter Armstrong write, it's hard to validate Narconon's treatment methods or confirm its claimed success rate; it's even difficult to determine the number of facilities Narconon runs: [..]
[..] Bottom line is that solid research evidence does not support the program's claims... [..]