OPIOID CRISIS

Ren in Opioid Crisis
August 17, 2018

When the Opioid Crisis was Declared a National Public Health Emergency and What Led Up to That

At this point, few are unaware of the fact that the United States is struggling with a pretty terrible opioid epidemic. This has easily been the most problematic and difficult drug problem of them all, a crippling crisis that has caused endless , almost incalculable devastation across the nation.

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Ren in Opioid Crisis
July 17, 2018

Repeat Overdoses Increases Odds of Death

This piece touches on perhaps the grimmest, harshest side of substance abuse there is. This is the side of overdose, the end-all of substance abuse, the fate that awaits almost all drug addicts and alcoholics if they do not get help.

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Ren in Opioid Crisis
June 22, 2018

Public Transport Drivers A New Sub-Demographic for Drug Use

One of the side effects of a growing drug problem in the United States is, of course, more people abusing drugs and then getting behind the wheel of a car. It follows from simple logic that, the more drugs that are floating around the States, the more people using those drugs, and the more drug culture twists its way into society, there will simply be a higher prevalence of drugged driving.

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Ren in Opioid Crisis
May 14, 2018

Synthetic Opioids; New Drugs that Pack a Lethal Punch

“Synthetic opioids,” are the new kids on the block when it comes to popular (and lethal) drugs. For years, the nation has been plagued with opioid addiction problems. This mainly came about from heroin abuse and opioid prescription drug abuse.

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