Scientology's Two-step Shuffle: Get Drug Prevention Booklet Inside SAPD; When People Call Number, Direct Them to Narconon

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Why, looky here. 

My Pultizer-winning photo shows the back of a pamphlet picked up at the Santa Ana Police Department, advertising the Foundation For a Drug-Free World, which, lo and behold, is sponsored by the Church of Scientology.

I called the number and asked where one should go to get help for drug abuse. One guess, people.


Yup. Tom, the guy who picked up the phone, said the best place to go is Scientology's Narconon Arrowhead on Oklahoma's Lake Eufaula, and I should contact Mike Kent, head of the program.

I left a message for Kent and will update if we chat. (He called back but declined to comment.)

In the meantime, Stop-Narconon.org, run by David Touretzky, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, has long-fought against the program and what he calls its unscientific practices.

Also, faithful readers will recall that Ed Dearborn, executive director of the Orange County Scientology "org", claimed that the church had been collaborating with the Santa Ana Police Department on anti-drug education programs.

Not so, said Tony Harrelson, deputy police chief, who  confirmed that he gave a talk at the org about drug abuse, as he does for other groups in the community, but there is no partnership with Scientology, and he doesn't know much about the church. Scientology is not referenced directly on the pamphlet, and Harrelson believes the literature is some of the best he's ever seen on the topic of drug prevention.

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KeepOnLearning
KeepOnLearning

Perhaps Mr. Dulaney could research the number of Narconon Arrowhead graduates still drug-free six months after their rehabs there. 

Let's simply have a report on that. 

Numbers are numbers. 

Scientologee
Scientologee

"Foundation for a Drug Free World" is NOT Sponsored by Scientology, it IS in fact a 100% Scientology-Run Organization. Lets not make it sound like Scientology just gives them $$. No...they are Scientology, run by the them, built by them. They are them. Period.

Mary McConnell
Mary McConnell

Good report but I believe Harrelson is not being fully forthcoming.

That guy Mike Kent can be contacted via  facebook id=604936390 .

Speaking of Narconon Arrowhead, breaking news:

" 2 dead in last 6 1/2 months at Narconon Arrowhead "The story has hit the AP wire at AP Mobile, Tulsa News KOAM TV

Rest in peace Gabriel Graves, Hillary Holten and Kaysie Werninck

ps: Narconon is Scientology

Imdartist
Imdartist

You guys don't have a clue...... So sad.... So sad.. Never judge a book by its cover. Educate your self first. Hahaha.... So sad....

xenubarb
xenubarb

If Harrelson thinks the Narconon material is "the best he's seen," he must be referring to the brightly coloured inks and shiny shiny paper, because Narconon's material is of two sources; the common government pamphlets you can read online, and Hubbardian nonsense; all mixed up in a kind of slurry meant to lead the unwary into mistakenly thinking these people know what they're talking about.

Harrelson needs to be exposed to real facts about drugs, physiology and addiction. Two major bits of nonsense; that you can "sweat out toxins," and that all drugs are stored in fat cells.

That's the problem with cops. Their position of authority turns them into experts on everything, including stuff they know nothing about, like this fool.

Julie_Kanon
Julie_Kanon

Scientology is a totalitarian political movement, operating as a criminal racket, disguised as a cult, parading as a religion, hiding behind 400+ front groups.

To lure people into Scientology under the guise of offering some help through Narconon is an abomination. There is much  more to Scientology than you know...

David J Mudkips
David J Mudkips

If you want to know about Narconon, google for its flagship Canadian branch in trois-rivieres...

Oh, wait, you can't, because it's been closed down for being a scam, a rip-off, a fraud, and a clusterfuck of alt-med quackery.

S.A. Artist
S.A. Artist

Even the Santa Ana P.D. is for sale now?  And we thought they ruled supreme.

Boobobearu
Boobobearu

Thanks for connecting the dots, but, seriously? Linking to Co$ propoganda?  How about, instead, to an unbiased study of the insidious cult (I am not unbiased, clearly, having been through life-wrecking meatgrinder), rather than to their fact-fabricating hype machine?

Guest
Guest

 Well we're sure you'll provide us with the "success stories", right?

Leroi
Leroi

Ohai OSA sockpuppet!

Captain dodobird
Captain dodobird

Hey OSA sockpuppet  Shouldn't you be out Recruiting/Indoctrinating LA Gang Bangers into the Cults<scientology brigade="" fun="" islam="" jr.happy="" miscavige="" nation="" of=""> and dutifully be handing out way to happiness booklets with Alfreddie Johnson & Tony Muhammad. its hard work clearing the planet and recruiting thugs.

how that world domination plan going,

Who would have thought the Crips and the Bloods were such a recruitment prize for Slappy Misacviges brave New Clear Scientology World

Scientology Haz Nation Of Islam.. needs more gang-bangers </scientology>

Jungle Book
Jungle Book

  you've confused the word Educate with Indoctrinate..might want to word clear that.

you get NO Education studying Scientology..read books not written by crooks

Save money and get an Education from a University.

Boobobearu
Boobobearu

Well, if you don't write a success story, there's something wrong with you.  I mean, The Tech works, so whatever you didn't apply properly should be corrected in Qual, and if that doesn't do it, well...better just see the Ethics Officer and get a condition assigned.  Probably cheaper and easier to smile, nod, write a Success Story, and fit in with the group.  Everyone else is winning!!!

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