Tag: drug abuse

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

Ask the experts: what is polydrug use?
Many people who suffer from substance use disorders abuse more than one drug. The term polydrug use is new, but references a long-standing problem with addiction. Once addicted to one substance, it is very likely users will turn to a cocktail of drugs to satisfy their needs. Continue reading

By   /  February 26, 2018

Drug testing Do’s and Don’ts
Drug testing can be part of the employment process. Your part in the process is simple, yet important. We have compiled some helpful tips to help. Continue reading

By   /  November 14, 2017

Veterans, PTSD, and substance use disorders
Many veterans struggle with mental health issues as well as substance use disorders. Lean more about what resources exist to help increase awareness. Continue reading

By   /  November 10, 2017

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

Recognizing 20 Years of International Overdose Awareness Day
The International Overdose Awareness Day unites people worldwide who have lost loved ones to drug overdoses. Continue reading

By   /  August 31, 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

An exploration of addiction: Trauma and adult substance abuse
Substance use disorders are complex and sometimes trauma can push someone across the very thin line between a casual drug habit and addiction. Continue reading

By   /  August 7, 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