Tag: drug abuse

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

Under the influence: Methamphetamines
Methamphetamine use doesn't dominate headlines, however the drug has made a comeback in the United States and is the culprit of it's very own kind of epidemic. Learn more about the drug, it's effects on the body and what the latest data from Quest Diagnostics has to say about workplace positivity trends. Continue reading

By   /  May 31, 2018

Cocaine’s resurgence
Cocaine does not get as much attention in the U.S. as opioids. But a very real epidemic is taking place and it comes in the heels of record-breaking coca plantation production in Columbia. The perfect storm has created cocaine use like we have not seen in years in the U.S. Continue reading

By   /  March 27, 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

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