DEALING WITH ADDICTION

Ren in Dealing with Addiction
March 25, 2019

“Talking About It”—Follow These Tips When Discussing Addiction Treatment with an Addicted Loved One

It’s never easy having a family member or loved one who struggles with a drug habit. We want to help them get clean, but we often don’t know how. A conversation with your loved one is a great place to start, so we’ve included a dozen “do’s and don’ts” to keep in mind when having such a discussion.

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Ren in Dealing with Addiction
December 30, 2018

How Should We Treat Addicts in Our Society?

We can all agree that our nation is struggling with a difficult substance abuse crisis. But what we can’t seem to agree on is how we are going to address this problem. Time and time again, we have the proof displayed for all to see that rampant incarceration, stereotyping, and criminalization of drug users does not work.

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Ren in Dealing with Addiction
November 15, 2018

How Every American Can Do Their Part to Reduce the Drug Problem

It goes without saying that our country has been struggling with a pretty significant drug problem for quite some time now. The United States of America has been a hotspot for addiction, drug abuse, and alcohol misuse for almost two decades in a row.

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Ren in Dealing with Addiction
July 24, 2018

Why Do Addicts Wait So Long to Get Help?

It seems like we always have questions about addiction, addicts, and why addicts tend to take the actions or inactions that are so indicative of their lifestyle choice. For example, why do drug addicts and alcoholics always wait so long to get help for their substance abuse problems?

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Ren in Dealing with Addiction
June 26, 2018

Teens Have Few Options for Drug Addiction Treatment

Teenagers who fall prey to drug and alcohol problems have a particularly terrible affliction, terrorized by an addiction habit that could fully consume them before they even reach adulthood. Teens are more likely to take risks as a result of substance abuse.

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