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.


Ren in Opioid Crisis
November 12, 2020

Opioid Addiction in the Workforce

As the opioid crisis has swept across America, this addiction nightmare has now made its way into the workforce. What will it take for American workers and employers to create a safe, drug-free work environment?


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 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?


Adrian Heredia in Opioids
April 14, 2019

Life Changing

We are honored to announce another graduate completing the Narconon Program. We have seen the transformation right in front of our eyes and we are so excited for her to begin her journey.


Fabian Padro in Opioid Crisis
January 9, 2019

Addiction: Blind to Race, Religion, Income Bracket

The Washington Post reported that more than 115 people die every day from opioid related use. Anyone who takes opioids is at risk of developing addiction…


Ren in Drug overdoses
July 29, 2018

Why Americans are Dying More from Drug Use

The entire subject of drug and alcohol addiction is a very depressing and unpleasant subject. In fact, this is probably the most unpleasant and depressing subject when it comes to the health and vitality of the American people…


Ren in Opioid Crisis
June 28, 2018

What Doctors Have to Say About Addictive Prescription Drugs

Prescription drug abuse has risen rapidly through the ranks of addiction difficulties, steadily climbing to become the single most dangerous and risky substance abuse problem that our nation now faces.


Sue Birkenshaw in opioid abuse
March 13, 2017

The Normalization of Marijuana Use in America

Following a decades long campaign and legalization in several states, Marijuana is being “normalized” in the minds of Americans, despite the risks and damage it can cause.