Case #166: Synanon; The Cult Disguised as Substance Rehabilitation

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Case #166: Synanon; The Cult Disguised as Substance Rehabilitation Classification: [Cults] Synanon, a cult founded by Alcoholics Anonymous fanatic Charles Dederich, started as a misguided substance addiction program. It soon gripped the money, freedom, and lives of hundreds, conducted abusive attack “therapy sessions” and grew to allegedly attempt and succeed to murder those that opposed them. Hear Sage and the crew tell this story! -Sponsored by- Our Patrons at

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