Tag: drug addiction

Alcohol

Alcohol use and the workplace

June 23, 2020 By

Alcohol testing can help employers make decisions to help keep their employees safe and can help determine whether an individual is impaired from alcohol.

Marijuana

International drugs: Growing marijuana users

March 24, 2020 By

Nearly 188 million people use marijuana globally, making it the most-used illicit substance according to the World Drug Report.

By the Numbers

Too many lives lost to drug use

July 30, 2019 By

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.

Illicit drugs

Should I be worried about fentanyl?

February 21, 2019 By

Fentanyl frequented the news in 2018 and years prior. We help to answer the question if it is still at the forefront of drug use topics today.

News

Cocaine’s resurgence

March 27, 2018 By

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.

An Exploration of Addiction

Series: An exploration of addiction

March 21, 2017 By

In this new series, we will take a deeper dive into the science behind substance abuse disorders and addiction.

News

Finding the ‘root’ of prescription drug addiction

October 11, 2016 By

As the prescription drug abuse epidemic continues, the source of the issue remains clear. Unused, over-prescribed narcotics.

International testing

Drug abuse spans the globe

October 3, 2016 By

What does the international drug use picture look like and what are the societal consequences associated with drug abuse and addiction abroad?

News

Day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking

June 26, 2015 By

June 26 marks the annual International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking established by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime.