Ren in Costs of drug abuse
June 9, 2022

Investments in Prevention and Treatment Make Good Financial Sense

Addiction is extremely costly on an individual and societal level. Investing in programs that educate people, treat addicts, prevent the spread of drugs, and help recovering addicts reintegrate into society are all programs whose benefits far outweigh their costs.


6 Steps You Must Take In Saving Your Addicted Loved One: What Does It Take?

So, you have a loved one suffering from addiction and don’t know what to do? Feel helpless and hopeless and that your life is out of control? Do you know what the wrong thing to do is? The wrong thing to do is nothing.


Ren in Alcohol Abuse
May 26, 2022

Alcohol Addiction Linked to 232 Million Missed Workdays Annually

A new study found strong evidence of a connection between alcohol addiction and a shocking number of missed workdays in the United States. These findings suggest a need for an increased focus on treating alcohol addiction, given that the crisis is both a medical problem and an economic one.


Family Interventions Can Help Start the Treatment Process

Interventions can be emotionally charged. While many interventions can be done quickly and without complications, consulting a professional interventionist is always a good idea.


After Darkness There Is Light and I Am Ready to Shine Bright!

I originally felt I didn’t need rehab, but after doing some self-evaluating, I saw that this program could offer nothing but positive results and that it would give me a new outlook on my overall health and mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.


One Year Later, I’m Still Sober and Joined the Fight of Helping Others

Beaten down, broken, hopeless, angry, lost, confused, sad, frustrated, scared, and all the energy of a negative spirit brought me to my knees and pushed me to seek help.


Ren in Opioid Crisis
April 14, 2022

Opioid Addiction on the Rise Among Older Americans

The opioid addiction epidemic is a nationwide public health crisis that’s claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans since the turn of the century. The epidemic has become so widespread that it’s affected every demographic of the American population, including the elderly. Given the unique risk factors that older populations who misuse opioids face, public health efforts and policy should be directed at helping the elderly seek treatment.


Ren in Drug Addiction
April 13, 2022

Military Personnel at Higher Risk for Alcohol Addiction but with Fewer Options for Treatment

One branch of the military, National Guard soldiers, are at higher risk than other service members of falling prey to alcohol addiction. Unfortunately, this group has fewer options for treatment than members of other military branches. These factors create dangerous situations for National Guard members.


Ren in News
March 31, 2022

Johnson & Johnson and Major Distributors Agree to $26 Billion Settlement for Role in Opioid Epidemic

In late February of this year, drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major pharmaceutical distributors agreed to settle with plaintiffs from almost every U.S. state for the role J&J and the distributors played in fueling the opioid epidemic.


Narconon Ojai Graduate Success Story

The Narconon Program has brought me back to reality and has given me a new chance at life.