Tag: addiction

Under the influence

Under the influence: prescription opioids

June 20, 2019 By

If someone close to you were struggling with opioid dependence, would you see the signs of addiction? We take a closer look at prescription opioid misuse.

Drugs & Alcohol

Is marijuana addictive?

July 9, 2018 By

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

Drugs & Alcohol

Benzodiazepines: the new drug crisis?

June 13, 2018 By

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

Oral Fluid testing

Test for oxycodones using Oral-Eze

April 20, 2018 By

Employers can test for the most commonly abused opioids, such as oxycodones, using an oral fluid drug test.

News

Our littlest addicts

March 29, 2018 By

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.

Drug Testing

Unearthing the roots of substance-abuse disorders

March 20, 2018 By

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.

News

Opioid crisis: 174 lives lost daily

January 29, 2018 By

More than 63,600 people died from a drug overdose in 2016, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC.

News

Addiction recovery: A celebration of life

September 6, 2017 By

National Recovery Month in September raises awareness about substance use disorders and celebrate individuals in recovery.

We're There

I’m There: Joshua Weaver

August 14, 2017 By

Quest Diagnostics Employer Solutions shares a commitment to being there when our clients and colleagues need us – at every possible opportunity.

Drug Testing

Drug courts evolve to combat the opioids epidemic

July 26, 2017 By

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