DRUG-RELATED DEATHS

Ren in Drug-Related News
July 24, 2021

Khat Is Abused All Over the World, and It’s Coming to America

Khat is a mystery drug of sorts, as few people in the western world know what it is or what kind of harm it can do. However, khat is becoming more common in the United States, and Americans must get informed on this substance. Families need to learn about khat and encourage their loved ones to avoid it.

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Ren in Drug Rehab
March 16, 2020

Young Adults are Dieing at an Alarming Rate from Preventable Causes

Dubbed “Deaths of Despair“ deaths attributed to the use of drugs or alcohol and suicides have increased by nearly 400% in the last 20 years.

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Karen in Information on U.S. States
January 14, 2020

How Much is Substance Abuse Involved in Reducing American Life Expectancy?

There have been many reports on the recent slight decline in American life expectancy in the last few years. Increased losses to substance abuse have been cited as the cause. We take a closer look at the reasons for this change.

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Karen in Effects on children
February 16, 2019

Parents: Don’t Let Yourself be Blindsided by Your Child’s Drug Use

Too many parents lose their teen or young adult children to drugs when they don’t even know the individual is using drugs. Learn how to prevent this horrible surprise and possibly save a young life.

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Karen in Drug Use
February 11, 2019

Youth Too Often Choose to Ride with Impaired Drivers, Not Realizing They Risk Their Lives

Peer pressure can make teens and young adults feel compelled to go along with dangerous stunts. They might not realize that getting in the car with an impaired driver could be one of the most dangerous stunts of all.

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Karen in Drug-Related News
December 1, 2017

Latest Figures on Drug and Alcohol Deaths Reveal Surprising Statistics

The Centers on Disease Control and Prevention just released figures on the number of Americans we lost to drugs or alcohol in 2015. How much worse were these numbers compared to 1999?

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Karen in Alcohol
July 10, 2017

Family of Nelsan Ellis Shares His Story: Withdrawal from Alcohol Caused his Death

Two days after actor Nelsan Ellis’ death, his family shared the cause of their loss: Nelsan was trying to withdraw from heavy alcohol consumption all on his own.

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Karen in Health risks
January 1, 2017

What Stars Did We Lose in 2016 to Drugs or Alcohol?

It seemed like 2016 was stealing away some of our favorite cultural icons – many, far too young. Was their current or past drug and alcohol abuse responsible for shortening their lives?

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