Ren in Addiction
February 12, 2020

Binge Drinking and Alcohol Deaths on the Rise – Helping a Loved One Who Drinks to Excess

Alcohol is the dagger in the back of millions of Americans. Socially accepted, consumed everywhere and by almost everyone, and even encouraged to some degree, alcohol is yet the most lethal substance abuse problem in America.


Alora D. in Addiction
November 6, 2017

Drugs: A “Solution” for Personal Pain

At the age of 9, I learned a new vocabulary word at school. It was the word “anxious.” That same day out in the yard with my mother, I let her know I felt very anxious. All the time. She told me I was too young to be anxious and very quickly shut me down.


Tony Bylsma in Addiction
September 10, 2016

Drug Addiction In the Family

The effects of drug abuse and addiction on the family are often overlooked. Here is a short mention of some of those effects.


Tony Bylsma in Addiction
August 4, 2016

Counterfeit Fentanyl Flooding the US Drug Markets

The current opioid crises in the United States and elsewhere is partly due to a massive influx of the synthetic opioid Fentanyl produced illegally in China and reaching US consumers through Mexican drug traffickers.