Ren in National News
December 12, 2023

Michigan Healthcare Scheme Involved Opioids

A story broke in early 2023 that revealed a Detroit-area doctor had been sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison and was ordered to pay $30 million. The crime? Leading a scheme to bill Medicare and private insurers for unnecessary painkiller injections and for writing prescriptions for millions of opioids.


Editorial Staff in News
July 12, 2022

Seizures of Counterfeit Pills in the U.S. Soar in Recent Months

Drug trends across America are always changing, hence the importance of monitoring such trends. The most recent drug trend to take America by storm is the sinister distribution of fake prescription drugs, labeled as coveted painkillers but containing lethal doses of fentanyl.


Ren in Opioid Crisis
December 5, 2021

What is a Pill Mill, and How Do Such Operations Contribute to the Opioid Epidemic?

There were multiple organizations, groups, operations, and factors at play in the inception and promulgation of America’s opioid epidemic. Pain clinics played their role, much to the devastation of countless American families. That’s why it is so crucial that such organizations be held accountable.


Ren in Drug Abuse Information
August 20, 2019

Rural America—New Epicenter of Drug Use

The drug problem is no longer a “big city“ problem—it's in every city across the US. How did this happen? Growing up in rural, farmland Michigan, I would never have thought that drug addiction would become a problem for those of us accustomed to country living.


Ren in Information on U.S. States
April 1, 2019

Michigan’s Drug Problem and What a New Grant Could Do to Stem the Tide of Addiction

Throughout our history, the individual states of the United States of America have gone through their ups and downs. Sometimes these issues have mirrored what was going on in the country at large, and sometimes they were unique to the state.


Karen Hadley in Narconon
April 16, 2015

The Recent Upgrades on Our Narconon Michigan Facility

Located in Albion, a small town in rural southern Michigan, the Narconon Center has been in operation for more than 12 years now.