Ren in Drug-Related News
September 28, 2023

Healthcare Workers at High Risk of Addiction and Overdose

Addiction is often framed as a blue-collar, working-class problem or an issue faced mainly by people who are poor, homeless, or barely hanging on. When people think of addicts, they often think of people on the street. When people are asked to picture someone who struggles with addiction but who is fully employed, they might think of construction workers, miners, farmers, servers, bartenders, and general day laborers.


Ren in Opioid Crisis
February 8, 2019

The Need to Humanize Addiction

When we look at significant illnesses like cancer, diabetes, MS, heart conditions, dementia, Alzheimer’s, and so on, our hearts go out to those who struggle with such illnesses. We feel strongly for them and for the struggles they inevitably face.


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.