Ren in Drug-Related News
July 8, 2021

Medication for Fentanyl Addiction Not Enough Treatment for Addicts

News headlines have been reporting on recent developments regarding an up-and-coming “vaccine” for fentanyl addiction. However, fentanyl addiction cannot be treated with a vaccine, as vaccines are made to inoculate people against communicable illnesses, not treat drug addiction.


Ren in Drug abuse
November 27, 2019

The Most Lethal Drugs in the U.S.

According to a U.S. News article, 70,237 drug overdose deaths occurred in the U.S. in 2017. That number was up 10.4 percent from the 63,632 people who died from drug overdoses in 2016. Overdose deaths are on the rise in America, and they have been since the turn of the century.


Ren in Drug information
September 24, 2019

Fentanyl Overdoses Still on the Rise

Some newsworthy developments on the subject of opioid overdoses have been published recently. On the one hand, recent reports indicate that overdose deaths from most opioids have dropped slightly. But those same reports also suggest that fentanyl-related opioid overdose deaths are continuing to increase. Alarmingly so in some areas.


Joanne in Opioid Crisis
April 11, 2018

Prince Killed by Chinese Drug Company?

On April 21, 2016, another American artist died of a drug overdose—this time, it appears that Prince might have been killed by the Chinese. The drug was found in unmarked prescription bottles and a government lab analysis identified the drug as fentanyl.


JT in Drug Information
November 25, 2017

Gray Death

An extremely lethal drug named Gray Death; which is comprised of heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil, and synthetic opioids can kill users with just one dose.


Karen Hadley in Drug Information
December 4, 2016

Critically Important Parenting Skills: Detecting a Child’s Drug Use, Part I

It is more important at this moment than ever before, that parents are able to identify drug use in their children. Why?


Karen Hadley in Drug Information
September 8, 2016

Fentanyl, Acetyl Fentanyl, Carfentanil and Now, Furanyl Fentanyl: What’s the Difference?

These four names refer to powerful painkillers of similar chemical composition. Fentanyl is the only one you would ever have received from a doctor and even that is rather unlikely. All four are being manufactured illicitly overseas and are causing overdoses in the U.S.