Tag: addiction

Is marijuana addictive?
Marijuana legislation, coupled with changing pulic opinions, have created a gap in viable information about the drug's addictive properties. Continue reading

By   /  July 9, 2018

Benzodiazepines: the new drug crisis?
While our country faces the harsh realities of the opioid epidemic, benzodiazepines are also emerging as popular drugs of abuse. Bloomberg dubbed benzodiazepines, sometimes called “benzos,” as American’s next big drug problem Continue reading

By   /  June 13, 2018

Test for oxycodones using Oral-Eze
Employers can test for the most commonly abused opioids, such as oxycodones, using an oral fluid drug test. Continue reading

By   /  April 20, 2018

Our littlest addicts
Our country struggles with an opioid crisis and, unfortunately, adults are not the only ones impacted. According to Reuters Investigates, a baby is born dependent on opioids every 19 minutes and the number of children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is rising. Continue reading

By   /  March 29, 2018

Unearthing the roots of substance-abuse disorders
Our new white paper helps to demystify the complexities of addiction and examine the evolution of substance-abuse disorders over a lifetime. Get the facts and gain insights about how someone can struggle with addiction. Continue reading

By   /  March 20, 2018

Opioid crisis: 174 lives lost daily
More than 63,600 people died from a drug overdose in 2016, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC. Continue reading

By   /  January 29, 2018

Addiction recovery: A celebration of life
National Recovery Month in September raises awareness about substance use disorders and celebrate individuals in recovery. Continue reading

By   /  September 6, 2017

I’m There: Joshua Weaver
Quest Diagnostics Employer Solutions shares a commitment to being there when our clients and colleagues need us – at every possible opportunity. Continue reading

By   /  August 14, 2017

Drug courts evolve to combat the opioids epidemic
Buffalo, New York, formed the nation’s first opioids crisis intervention court on May 1, 2017, in response to the current opioid epidemic. Continue reading

By   /  July 26, 2017

Quest joins the drug court solution
Quest Diagnostics offers a variety of testing options designed to meet the needs of drug and specialty courts throughout the U.S. Continue reading

By   /  July 5, 2017