Tag: drug abuse

International drugs—a series introduction
Drug use around the globe is increasing. We will take a deep dive into data from the World Drug Report in our new international drugs blog series. Continue reading

By   /  September 19, 2019

Too many lives lost to drug use
Every year, tens of thousands of lives are lost to drug overdoses. Drug abuse affects people from all socioeconomic groups, living across the U.S. Continue reading

By   /  July 30, 2019

Marijuana facts
National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Facts Week is a program to help educate our population most susceptible to developing drug and alcohol abuse disorders Continue reading

By   /  January 23, 2019

Understanding drug use – the heroin connection
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that heroin use is a key part of a larger substance abuse problem, as nearly all heroin users take at least one other drug. % Continue reading

By   /  October 23, 2018

Clinical spotlight: Hepatitis C
Health officials estimate that one-time testing of all Baby Boomers could prevent more than 120,000 hepatitis C virus-related deaths. Continue reading

By   /  October 19, 2017

Cincinnati: A 7-day look into heroin addiction
In Cincinnati, 60 journalists, photographers, and videographers sought out to document the life of those affected by heroin and opioids. Continue reading

By   /  September 29, 2017

Hair testing helps to protect safety
In the interest of safety and public health, Brazilian lawmakers enacted a mandatory hair drug test for professional drivers. Read our new case study. Continue reading

By   /  August 29, 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