Navigation Links
The Holistic Sanctuary Assails Showtime’s Portrayal of Heroin Addiction and the Use of Ibogaine on ‘Homeland’
Date:11/26/2013

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013

The Holistic Sanctuary announces its review and criticism of Showtime’s latest episode of “Homeland” (Season 3, Episode 9; ‘One Last Time’), in which the character Nicholas Brody (played by Damian Lewis), a former U.S. Marine Sergeant and a revealed agent for al Qaeda, who is now in the protective custody of the CIA in Caracas, receives a sudden dose of Ibogaine to eliminate his addiction to heroin. The addiction, which is the result of the character’s physical isolation and depression, is a stereotypical depiction of chemical dependency – followed by cold turkey withdrawal and a scant, one-sided description of Ibogaine as a plant, which speeds up detox but gives users “violent, mind-bending hallucinations,” resulting in Brody’s attempt to stab himself to death with a shard of a broken chair.

The Holistic Sanctuary takes issue with both the scientific accuracy of this episode and the network’s failure to disclose, before or after the episode’s conclusion, that the CIA cooperates with the show, providing a liaison to answer questions about CIA culture and practices. Nor does the episode advise viewers that consulting producer Henry Bromell is the son of a CIA agent, or that the Agency sponsored Ibogaine clinical trials in the fifties, though the results of those trials have never been disclosed.

For viewers unfamiliar with the severity of heroin addiction, the episode, in the professional opinion of the expert staff at The Holistic Sanctuary, does nothing to expose the enormity of this epidemic or the proper administration of Ibogaine, alongside the customized, safe and all-natural care necessary for a patient to properly heal from the effects of long-term chemical dependency. In fact, the episode never shows how or when Brody receives the Ibogaine treatment, with no mention
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. The Holistic Sanctuary Issues Urgent Reminder About the “Dark Side” of Subuxone
2. Announcing a Tampa Chiropractic Center that’s using the Latest in Holistic Medicine to Put an End to Common Ailments, and Do Wonders for Chronic and New Injury Pain
3. The Holistic Sanctuary Responds to Johnson & Johnson’s Guilty Plea for Selling Risperdal Off-Label
4. The Holistic Sanctuary Raises Alarm About Teenage Drug Addiction
5. The Holistic Sanctuary Emphasizes ‘Healthy Halloween’ by Challenging Connecticut College Study that Oreos May Be as Addictive as Cocaine
6. The Holistic Sanctuary Issues Response to The Irish Times About the Risks of Long-term Methadone Use
7. The Holistic Sanctuary Responds to the FDA’s Recommendation for Tighter Controls on Painkillers
8. The Holistic Sanctuary Seeks to Eliminate Heroin Addiction Amidst National Crisis
9. Green Dot Holdings LLC CEO, Mark Remmert, Joins Industry Thought Leaders to Discuss Holistic Sustainable Design at A Better World by Design Conference
10. Orlando Holistic Medicine and Wellness Center Releases Conspiracy Theory Thriller Book
11. Consumer Survey Indicates Mouth Guards Worsen TMJ Symptoms As Often As Significantly Improving Them – Holistic Technologies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/26/2014)... Scientists have developed what they believe is the ... made in sheets only three atoms thick. , ... two of these single-layer semiconductor materials can be ... a heterojunction. This result could be the basis ... diodes, or LEDs, and solar technologies. , "Heterojunctions ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data ... virus strains has revealed extensive conservation and sharing ... and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has permitted ... it did for the H5N1 influenza vaccine and the ... found to be effective (1,2). This ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... argument has just been added to the growing ... as the next big thing in the high-tech ... materials. An international collaboration of researchers led by ... (DOE),s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has ... transfer in photo-excited MX2 materials. The recorded charge ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... Aug. 26, 2014  ViveBio, LLC a leading ... stabilization and transportation, announced today that it has ... LLC (LPS) of Knoxville, Tennessee ... the United States . ViveST ... ambient temperature dried biological specimen transport systems.  The ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Scientists craft atomically seamless, thinnest-possible semiconductor junctions 2Competition for graphene 2ViveBio and Laboratory Procurement Services Sign Agreement for Distribution of the ViveST Line of Products 2
... yet to hit its growth spurt so whats taking ... what it takes to support a high-tech business community, ... other regions? , , Accelerate Madison , a local ... information technology, hosted a forum to address these issues ...
... Bob Dylan fan, but lately I cant help thinking of ... in which he questions mans inability to confront what is ... to mind whenever the media starts hyping yet another new ... the rage. Anyone hesitating to reengineer their business processes risked ...
... ancient and proud history of interstate sports rivalries (especially ... this past New Years Day, the rivalry generates nasty ... marijuana have in common? They both get smoked in ... another interstate rivalry. This one is of keen interest ...
Cached Biology Technology:Tech Business Leaders Compare Madison to Other Regions 2Tech Business Leaders Compare Madison to Other Regions 3Tech Business Leaders Compare Madison to Other Regions 4Offshore Outsourcing: On Target or Off Base? 2Offshore Outsourcing: On Target or Off Base? 3For Now, Michigan Can Celebrate $150 Million Entrepreneurial VC Fund 2For Now, Michigan Can Celebrate $150 Million Entrepreneurial VC Fund 3For Now, Michigan Can Celebrate $150 Million Entrepreneurial VC Fund 4
(Date:8/27/2014)... is a dreaded bacterium that can be found in ... weeks, 28 persons in Denmark have been infected with ... 13 have died. , The bacterium is notoriously difficult ... to adapt to changes in its surroundings, says Associate ... colleagues from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... of harmful bacteria, biofilms make the treatment of ... biofilm pose a significant health risk due to ... biofilm-protected bacteria account for some 80 percent of ... to 1,000 times more resistant to antibiotics than ... have stumbled onto a magic bullet," said David ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... endemic tree has for the last 31 years been incorrectly ... and small trees. A New Zealand botanist has completed a ... diversity behind what was long considered a single tree species. ... PhytoKeys . , Known to botanists as ... discoveries made in the north-western South Island of New Zealand ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Researchers discover why Listeria bacterium is so hard to fight 2Researchers discover why Listeria bacterium is so hard to fight 3Breakthrough antibacterial approach could resolve serious skin infections 2Breakthrough antibacterial approach could resolve serious skin infections 3And then there were 10 -- unexpected diversity in New Zealand kanuka genus Kunzea 2And then there were 10 -- unexpected diversity in New Zealand kanuka genus Kunzea 3
... Dr. Marie Kmita and her research team at the ... the mechanism responsible for generating our fingers and toes, ... transition of fins to limbs during evolution. Their scientific ... Science . By combining genetic studies ...
... Fox Foundation grant will be used to study ... preclinical models." This project could open a ... where,current approaches are limited mainly to dopaminergic replacement ... and his colleague at LSCB, Dr. Manuel Buttini, ...
... awarded a group led by the University of Washington ... methane in natural gas into diesel fuel for transportation. ... same fuel characteristics as diesel," said principal investigator Mary ... "It can be used in trucks, boats, buses, cars, ...
Cached Biology News:What mechanism generates our fingers and toes? 2Energy Deptartment funds UW project to turn wasted natural gas into diesel 2
Sheep polyclonal to Quinolone ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Norfloxacin(N)conjugated to BSA...
Normal Bovine Serum; U.S. sourced, ideal for those who seek an uncompromising quality. Low Hemoglobin levels; U.S. sourced, ideal for those who seek an uncompromising quality. Low Hemoglobin lev...
DONOR BOVINE SERUM AND PLASMA...
...
Biology Products: