Ren in Opioid Crisis
October 10, 2021

CDC Guidelines Suggest More Conservative Opioid Prescribing, but Is it Enough?

In the wake of the ongoing opioid addiction and overdose epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published conservative prescribing guidelines for U.S. doctors to follow. And while there have been some welcome reductions in prescribing as a result, physicians should go a step further and offer patients alternatives to addictive pain meds.


Ren in Sobriety
August 9, 2021

A Changing Landscape – How to Stay Sober While the World Opens Up During Summer

Does summer 2021 pose unique risks to recovering addicts? The answer is yes, because of two key factors.


Julie in Sobriety
July 2, 2021

Nine Lessons From Nine Years of Sobriety

I have realized that my sobriety is a gift that I chose to give to myself every day.


Karen in Recovery
April 22, 2020

Why a Change of Environment is an Important Tool in Maintaining Sobriety

For some people, returning to their usual environments after completing rehab can be a serious mistake. A change of environment can be just the therapy some people need to succeed in their new sober lives.


Ren in Resource Guide
April 16, 2020

How Do You Help Your Son or Daughter Stay Sober After Rehab?

Before a son or daughter gets into rehab, parents worry about an overdose. After a son or daughter completes rehab, parents worry about a relapse. What can YOU do, as a parent, to ensure your son or daughter has a healthy and relapse-free life?


Karen in Sobriety
April 11, 2020

Protecting Your Sobriety During Times of Stress or Difficulty

In times of stress, natural disaster or isolation from contagion, it can be much more difficult to maintain sobriety. We offer practical, useful and creative ideas to make it easier to maintain your sobriety no matter what's happening around you.


Ren in Sobriety
January 31, 2020

Tips for the 2020 New Years Resolution to Drink Less or Not at All

We just moved into a new year, a new decade. This is the time when New Year’s resolutions are at their strongest. People are energized, and they’re making plans for personal betterment. But we all know what happens next. Such resolutions are gradually left by the wayside.


Ren in Recovery
January 30, 2020

The Importance of Sleep in Addiction Recovery

The importance of getting a good night’s sleep is something taught to us as children. And as we grow up, the concept of getting a proper night’s rest develops into a common sense thing which we just sort of know we’re supposed to do.


Karen in Drug Education
January 18, 2020

Dangerous and Addictive Substances Are Found in Most Homes

Parents sitting down to educate their children on the dangers of drug use may miss the fact that their own homes may abound with dangerous and even deadly abusable substances. The vast majority of parents want to protect their children from drug-related harm.


Ren in Sobriety
December 15, 2019

Healthy Habits and Recovery

It’s pretty safe to say that people want to live the healthiest lives that they can. That applies to just about anyone, not just those who are in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. By and large, people want to safeguard their physical and mental health.