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Ren in Drug-Related News
November 12, 2018

Suicide and Substance Abuse: A Grim Connection

The media and the experts will openly discuss much when it comes to the health and vitality of the American people in modern-day America, but there is a lot that gets swept under the rug.

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Ren in Drug Education
November 6, 2018

Parents are More Concerned About Teen Drug Use in the 21st Century

It is fully within parents’ nature to worry about their kids. That just comes with the job. Whether their kids are toddlers or tots, teens or adults, parents hold worry in their hearts, concern in their minds, and a constant feeling for how their children are doing and where they are at in life. As the times change and as the difficulties that taunt our country change, so do the feelings of worry that parents have for their kids.

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Ren in National News
October 26, 2018

Three Million Americans Now Have Hepatitis C Thanks to Drug Abuse

We live in a day and age where, though medicine has never been so advanced, we also face deadly diseases and pathogens that pose a great risk to our health and livelihood. Take for example hepatitis C, a sexually transmitted, blood-borne infection that was thought to be well under control.

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Ren in Drug-Related News
October 20, 2018

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Skyrockets in the Military

While one would likely have to have been living under a rock not to be aware of the current drug addiction epidemic that our country is struggling with, there are the key, specific areas of drug abuse that are likely not that well understood.

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Ren in Dealing with Addiction
October 13, 2018

How to Save the Life of Someone Who’s Overdosing on Opioids

Now that more than forty-thousand Americans die from overdosing on opiates every year, health experts and law enforcement officials alike strongly encourage civilians to become educated on how to respond to an overdose situation.

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Ren in Prescription drugs
September 29, 2018

Painkiller Addicts Need Longer Detox Periods

New research indicates irrefutable evidence of what many addiction experts have been concerned about for some time. When opioid addicts go to rehab for treatment, the vast majority of the time they are not getting detoxification services that are long enough to ensure an effective detoxification off of those substances.

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Ren in Dealing with Addiction
July 31, 2018

Tough Love When Dealing with Addiction

As the addiction problem in the United States has grown and has overwhelmed tens of millions of American families, our biggest question has become one of, “How do I address the addict in my family or close circle of friends?” According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services and Administra

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Ren in Drug Information
July 24, 2018

What is the Khat Drug?

Every year it seems there is a new drug on the scene to have to learn about, and khat is probably the most recent one to crop up in the United States. Khat is actually a naturally occurring substance, a plant in fact. But when one chews, smokes, or consumes the leaves of the khat plant, the plant produces an amphetamine-like effect on the user.

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Ren in Drug-Related News
July 5, 2018

A New Vaccine In the Works to “Cure” Heroin Addiction

The newest item to hit the news boards on the opiate epidemic our country is stifled with is a new, prototype vaccine, a vaccine that will supposedly cure people who are addicted to heroin.

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Ren in Drug Information
July 5, 2018

Painkiller Addiction Made the Heroin Epidemic—Our Mistake with Pharmaceutical Drugs

We made a mistake with pharmaceutical drugs, and the sooner we can recognize that the sooner we can begin really fixing the problem. The mistake was that we accepted prescription drugs as a “legitimate solution” for physiological difficulties, physical pain, and mental duress.

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