I Would Rather Die than Try Rehab Again. So Why Did I Go?

Then, my parents reached out to Narconon in an 11th hour attempt to save me from myself. There were tears, fights and emotional appeals for me to give Narconon a chance. My response to their pleas was that I would rather die than try rehab again. So why did I go?


Ren in Sobriety
May 14, 2020

Four Daily Health Habits to Help Boost Your Immune System During a Health Crisis

It’s always important to protect your health. But in the midst of a health crisis, it’s even more critical that steps are taken to improve immune response. What can do to help protect yourself from illness?


Ren in Addiction recovery
May 14, 2020

Withdrawing On Your Own – Be Cautious

Addiction is such a vicious, debilitating crisis that professional help is required to assist addicts in breaking free from their dependencies. To attempt recovery from drugs without professional help is dangerous and often doomed to fail.


Ren in Addiction recovery
May 6, 2020

Holding Onto Recovery During Hard Times

The coronavirus pandemic has a lot of people facing hardship and unique challenges. For those in recovery, this may be a difficult time indeed. What can recovering addicts do to ensure that they do not relapse during the health crisis?


Ren in Opioid Crisis
April 22, 2020

The Threat of “Pill Mills” in America

Pill mills were a big part of what created the opiate epidemic, and many of them still exist today. How does one spot these criminal organizations?


Ren in Alcohol Abuse
April 14, 2020

Is Alcohol the Next Addiction Crisis for Young Adults?

Young people are the future of the nation, and their health and well-being must be protected. And while studies show that alcohol addiction statistics are on the rise for all age groups, the rate of death among young people and middle-aged adults is rising rapidly.


Ren in Drug Rehab
April 9, 2020

The Value in Traveling Out of Your Area to Seek Treatment

You may have heard that it is beneficial for a recovering addict to travel outside of their home area to seek treatment. Why is that? Wouldn't it be better to seek treatment close to home where it is more convenient? What about traveling for treatment improves a recovering addict's chances of success? Is it something to consider?


Ren in Drug Use
April 2, 2020

The Ten Most Lethal Drugs in the U.S.

All mind-altering drugs have the potential to be quite dangerous. But some tend to be more lethal than others. What are they, and what can families do to protect their loved ones?


Ren in Opioids
March 27, 2020

How Heroin Use Doubled in America in Less Than Two Decades

After a significant drop in use, heroin once again made a comeback in the mid-2000s in both drug use rates and in overdose deaths. What brought this about? And what will we have to do to finally make heroin addiction a thing of the past?


Ren in Information on U.S. States
March 5, 2020

Meth and Opiates – Growing Issues In California

California is known for sun, surfing, and perpetually warm days. But now, the Golden State is catching media headlines for not one, but TWO rapidly growing drug problems.