Editorial Staff in Drug Rehab
May 1, 2023

Cherokee Nation Sets the Example for What to Do with Opioid Pharma Settlement Dollars

Upon winning a significant settlement against multiple pharmaceutical opioid manufacturers, the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma is using its settlement monies to fund the construction of a residential addiction treatment center on the tribe’s reservation.


Ren in Local News
April 28, 2022

Indigenous Tribes Label Opioid Overdose Deaths a National Emergency

Indigenous tribes across the nation have made national headlines for officially labeling opioid overdose deaths as national emergencies. Indigenous tribes such as the Blackfeet of Montana and the Cherokee of Oklahoma are just two of the latest tribal nations to announce that opioid addiction is a crisis-level emergency within their tribal lands.


Ren in Information on U.S. States
March 10, 2019

Demographics Most Harmed by Addiction

The U.S. struggles with an addiction problem, but this is not a problem that affects all of us equally. While there are over 20 million people in the U.S. who misuse drugs and alcohol regularly, some demographics and specific sectors of the population tend to suffer more than others do.