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The Scope of Addiction in Europe

International news media often focuses on the drug problem in North America. But what about the drug problem in Europe? IS there a drug problem in Europe? And if so, what are European countries doing to address the crisis? What do they need to do more?

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Sachi in Success Story
January 14, 2021

Going from the Rock Bottom of Drug Abuse to the top, with Narconon

Jazzmine was so high on drugs she went missing for three days. Her mother put up missing posters. Once her mother found Jazzmine, she took her straight to Narconon. Jazzmine's life was saved that day.

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Ren in Heroin addiction
January 12, 2021

What Does Heroin Do to Your Body?

What occurs when someone uses heroin? What happens on a physical level? What happens on a psychological level? What happens during a heroin overdose, and why is it so crucial that heroin addicts get help as soon as possible?

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Ren in Legislation
January 10, 2021

More States Move to Legalize Cannabis

The Presidential race was not the only attention-grabbing aspect of the November 2020 election. In an historic move, several states, even red states, moved to legalize cannabis for recreational use. What does this mean for the health of those states' populations? And for the future?

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Opiate Addiction in the United Kingdom

What is the scope of opiate addiction? Reports indicate that more UK residents are using opioid pain relievers, but has that led to an increase in addiction?

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Seeking Help for Yourself While a Loved One Still Struggles

Can a recovering addict seek treatment and create a relapse-free life if they have a loved one back at home who is still using drugs and alcohol?

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Ren in Drug Free. For Good.
January 7, 2021

Helping Them Get Back on Their Feet—How to Assist a Loved One Post-Addiction Rehab

How should you help your loved one when they get out of rehab? What does that help look like? What should you do to ensure they don’t relapse?

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Ren in Recovery
January 3, 2021

Helping Your Loved One Seek Recovery in the New Year

In so many ways, the New Year presents the perfect pretext for making positive change and finally getting clean. If there is someone in your life who is currently using drugs, now is the time to help them. Now is the time to inspire them to commit to recovery and a drug-free life.

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Ren in Opioid Crisis
January 2, 2021

Pharma Giant Hit with Criminal Charges and $8 Billion Lawsuit

It matters how businesses make their money. For Purdue Pharma, this multi-billion dollar corporation is being shut down due to the deaths caused by its frontline product, OxyContin. But is shutting the company down enough?

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Ren in Legislation
January 2, 2021

What Legalizing Drugs Will Do to Perceived Risk and Young Adult Drug Use

Oregon’s recent legalization of psychedelics for medicinal use raises many questions about the sense (or lack thereof) in legalizing mind-altering drugs, even for medicinal purposes.

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