« Reveal

American Rehab Chapter 2: Miracle on the Beach

2020-07-04 | 🔗

Cenikor’s bizarre form of rehab has its roots in Synanon: a revolutionary rehab that started in the 1950s on a California beach. Its charismatic leader, Charles Dederich, mesmerized the nation by claiming to have developed a cure for drug addiction. The program became a phenomenon and quickly spread across the country. But soon, Dederich wanted to profit off its success, and this “miracle” began to change.  

Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

To view this and other transcripts, as well as support the generation of new transcripts, please subscribe.