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Ren in National News
April 29, 2019

The East Coast Suffers under the Weight of Opioid Addiction

The United States has suffered for nigh on two decades with an opioid crisis. It is a sweeping addiction epidemic that has torn millions of families and individual lives apart. Widely publicized as the worst addiction-related epidemic in the history of our nation, opioid addiction first came about on a grand scale in the late 1990s with the mass introduction of opioid pharmaceuticals as being the primary method of dealing with patient pain.

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Ren in National News
February 12, 2019

Medical Marijuana as a Treatment for Opioid Addiction?

On January 23rd, 2019 New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy officially added opioid addiction to the growing list of "eligible illnesses" treatable through the state’s medical marijuana program. New Jersey has suffered considerably with an opioid addiction epidemic. We can understand their desire to find effective remedies for opiate addiction. Medical marijuana treatment, however, is not such a remedy.

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Ren in National News
January 24, 2019

How One Federal Program Is Striking a Deal with Healthcare Providers to Offer Addiction Treatment to Patients in Need

As the addiction crisis seems to grow and grow, surging forward no matter what we try to do to stop it, we’ve had to get a creative in our methodology for tackling the problem.

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Karen in National News
August 30, 2018

A Counterattack on America’s Opioid Epidemic Rumbles to Life

Across America, families are struggling and suffering from the effects of our opioid epidemic. Losses show up in the deaths of our loved ones and an astronomical financial burden. But now, we are seeing signs that our national counterefforts are starting to produce results.

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Ren in National News
May 12, 2018

The Opioid Epidemic Was Declared a National Emergency: Now What?

President Trump declared opiate addiction in the U.S. a national emergency in late October 2017. In fact, he declared opiates a, “State of National Public Health Emergency.” This label does not get thrown around much, and for it to be attached to something drug-related is unprecedented.

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Ren in National News
March 2, 2018

National Pharmacy Chain Responds To Opiate Epidemic with Stiffer Controls

As our nation suffers from the single worst opiate epidemic that it has ever faced, the American people are practically in a mad state looking for solutions to the problem. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention specified that the problem took the U.S. twenty years to fall into and that the nation isn’t going to come out of the crisis overnight. However, that hasn’t stopped the American people from scrambling to find ways to cut back on opiate abuse.

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Karen in National News
February 19, 2018

Narconon Centers Around the World Celebrate 52nd Anniversary

On Monday, February 19, 2018, the international Narconon network celebrated its fifty-second anniversary of helping those who were once addicted. We send our thanks to our staff, the families who would not give up and those individuals who chose us for their recoveries.

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Aaron in National News
October 10, 2017

Narcan Proof Heroin

The horrors of the current opioid epidemic have affected so many people. Tearing families’ and addicts’ lives apart. The overdose reversal drug, naloxone better known by its brand name Narcan came at out at a time when it was badly needed.

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Sue Birkenshaw in National News
January 26, 2013

Property Crimes Higher Than Ever Due to Meth Use

In these tight economic times, it is no surprise that property crimes are higher than ever. Yet a national survey on Drug Use and Health revealed that meth could be tied to as much as seventy percent of property crimes.

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