Friday, December the second 2016, three days before Master Dezhakam's birthday, Congress60' members celebrated his 19th anniversary of liberation from addiction. This ceremony was held in Taleqani park, where physicians' legion is held every week. It was preprogrammed by the members, however, it was unexpected to master Dezhakam.
First of all, Professor William L. White's message for the 19th anniversary of Master Dezhakam' liberation of addiction was read by Mr. Ehsan Ranjbar (the chief-editor of Congress60's website.
William lee White:
"There is a man who discovered an answer to one of the world's greatest problems. After testing that answer on the anvil of his own experience, he developed a vision that he could heal the world by sharing his discovery with others. Because it was a problem that had vexed the wisest of men across the ages, there were skeptics who disbelieved and asked, "Where is your proof?" In response, the man remained humbly silent, but thousands around him stood and declared with one voice, "We are the proof!" Those voices represent a recovery revolution whose vibrancy is spreading throughout and beyond his country. On this day, we celebrate the date of his redemption and all the strength and joy for so many that have flowed from it. On this day, we celebrate the life and legacies the man and his vision. The man's name is Hossein Dezhakam, the founder of Congress 60, my friend and bother. In standing with him today, we each affirm the reality and transformative power of addiction recovery."
Master Dezhakam: Thank you. You have surprised me. I have been surprising you all the time. Now, I get surprised. Due to the custom of wishing, as blowing out the birthday candle, master Dezhakam continued: I had a wish in my heart (which is secret to the audience) and my second wish is that we can establish a universal academy for the treatment of addiction.
Thank you. You have surprised me. The fact is that I love you all wholeheartedly. And we together have done the work. Now, we are doing our work (treatment of addiction) together and this will evolve. Because, we believe that addiction is not a covert disease, it is not incurable. Addiction is not a developing disease. It is a very well-understood disease and it is curable so that a cured addict will be better than his prior health condition after treatment
You all know, in all diseases, if a person is not willing to treatment and does not take an action for his/her own treatment; s/he will not be cured. For instance, if someone suffers from heart attack and has to have an operation on his/her heart and s/he does not take medicine on time or if s/he does not cooperate for his or her own treatment, s/he will not get treated. It also applies for addiction. If the drug-user wants liberation from addiction, s/he will succeed. So far, addiction was unknown to human beings, however in Congress60, it is completely curable. I hope that we can transfer our findings to all over the world. News was broadcasted to the United States' authorities including physicians, nurses, judges, counselors, and drug-treaters. All the information was transmitted to them. I hope that DST information will be transferred to all the people around the world
Sometimes, we are trapped in our past ropes (of ignorance) and it is very difficult to cut the ropes and be free. They have gathered much information in many years, if now they are informed that whatever they have collected is void, and has no yield or output, it is very difficult for them to accept. It is something like self-destruction (to accept this fact), however, we are reaching this point. We have to have the first rank in curing addiction all over the world
As we have the first rank in controlling drugs-offering in our country, we have to gain the first position in treatment of addiction in the world, because we have a lot of drug-users in our country. Fortunately, we have not many alcoholics, although much alcohol is consumed by many people and there are many drunkards in Iran. Alcoholics are those people who are shaken unconsciously and must be fastened by cords so that they do not fall off the bed when they do not receive alcohol. Alcoholism is equal to addiction.
Therefore, we have to have knowledge and information. Other institutes in quitting drugs have gathered information through questionnaires and done some experiments and they have five to ten thousand cases, however we have treated thousands of cured people. We have treated ice-consumers for 14 years and they are now the members of Congress60' rugby team and they won the gold medal in the national games. At least we have 30 people here who were using ice and have been treated. (It is surprising that some people see these achievements), but they are still saying that this is ice, this is not like opium, this method is scientific or this method (DST) is not! These thoughts have died and been buried long time ago! I hope we can evolve this method together. I value physicians' legion the same as Congress60. They enjoy the same respect and value, because they are the scientific community and they can transfer our knowledge. If a knowledgeable scholar is aware of the process (of addiction treatment), s/he can change the world. That is why the physicians' legion is very important and precious to us. I hope we can work together to be the centre of drug treatment and transfer the correct method of treatment to all over the world.
The other problem is smoking cigarettes. DST method is not merely used to treat addiction. It can be used to treat addiction to nicotine and many other diseases. This method can be used to treat psychiatric illnesses.
I am very happy that the Lord has presented me a heart attack so that I could treat my addiction to nicotine. If the leader goes wrong, the followers will go astray. Since I was smoking two pockets of cigarettes, all the Congress60' members were smoking cigarettes even when we were in the championships of archery and rugby, and we were making spectacles of ourselves, because people around us were ridiculing us as we were smoking cigarettes. And when they were ridiculing us, we justified that they did not know the benefits of smoking. However, when I had a heart attack, the doctor told me that this is the result of smoking cigarettes. When I was in the CCU, I tried to smoke cigarettes, as I stood up to go smoking, I fell down. They asked me why you were struggling to stand up and I answered I wanted to smoke cigarettes. They were surprised. There I changed the smoking mode into eating mode. I changed smoking mode to eatable nicotine. And at last, I did apply DST method to smoking cigarettes and I was treated. After three months, I took 30 assistants and we have now 134 legions for curing addiction to cigarettes. Every week, we have 10 to 20 people liberated from nicotine and the number of liberated people is 1300 people. About 3000 people are now under the treatment of cigarettes. I am also happy and gratified that some of the smokers came to the physicians' legion and get treated. I am grateful to the members. I celebrated my 14th liberation of addiction and I will do the same for the 20th year so that I do not bother you at least for six years.
I do not speak more, thank you all and love you from the bottom of my heart.
Translated by Elahe
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