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Karen

For more than a decade, Karen has been researching and writing about drug trafficking, drug abuse, addiction and recovery. She has also studied and written about policy issues related to drug treatment.


Karen in Drug Rehab
September 9, 2019

Which Drugs Are Sapping the National Spirit of Denmark?

Like other European countries, Denmark struggles with use of cannabis, alcohol, heroin, cocaine and amphetamine among its citizens. Unlike other countries, cannabis is the primary drug creating 70% of rehab arrivals.

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Karen in Drug Information
May 14, 2019

Finns Fight a Battle with Both Opioids and Alcohol

A review of statistics related to which drugs send Finns to drug rehabilitation brings a significant difference immediately to view. In Finland, a much larger proportion of people are struggling with opioid addiction than in other Nordic countries.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
May 13, 2019

Fentanyl’s Assault on Swedish Lives

While drug abuse and addiction has long been a challenging social problem in Sweden, this problem became far more life-threatening when illegally manufactured fentanyl and its many analogues (chemically similar drugs) arrived in the country.

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Karen in Drug Rehab
April 25, 2019

Effective Drug Rehabilitation for Germany — Restoring Health and Traditional Values

In Germany, popular nightlife locales lure both Germans and tourists into long weekends of partying and drug use. Lasting addiction may follow these lost weekends. Once addiction starts, an effective method of returning a person to an enjoyable sober life is needed—a method found at Narconon Europe in Denmark.

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Karen in Drug Information
April 19, 2019

Even Far-Northern Norway is Subjected to Drug Trafficking and Addiction

Norway has taken dedicated action to overcome drug addiction problems but still, overdose death rates are high compared to the rest of Europe. With a holistic recovery program just hours away from the core of its drug use problem, many Norwegian families are finding another route to recovery and sobriety.

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Karen in Drug Information
April 16, 2019

Drug Addiction in France

France struggles with drug and alcohol addiction of its citizens. An estimated 230,000 are high-risk opioid users who may not be receiving treatment. A similar number are being treated for addiction to drugs like cannabis, cocaine, heroin or MDMA.

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Karen in Drug Information
April 15, 2019

Recovery from Drug and Alcohol Addiction in Sweden

Any country, no matter how beautiful, has individuals who prey on others by trafficking and selling drugs. In Sweden, land of endless fir forests and Northern Lights, traffickers are moving cannabis, amphetamines, heroin, cocaine, MDMA, synthetics, prescription drugs and stimulants through the country.

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Karen in Heroin-Assisted Treatment
August 29, 2017

Is Heroin-Assisted Treatment a Solution for Addiction in the EU?

In the early 1990s, images of Zurich’s “Needle Park” sent shock waves around the world. In an effort to solve this problem, some people were given pharmaceutical heroin daily. Was this a good idea or a bad one?

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