Tag: Methamphetamine

News

Drug use rises again in the American workforce

August 25, 2020 By

Drug positivity in 2019 hit a 16-year high in the US workforce, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

Drugs & Alcohol

Opioid crisis persists during pandemic

June 30, 2020 By

The disruption of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus extends to all areas of life – including the opioid epidemic. Stress during an outbreak can include increased drug and alcohol use and impacts for those struggling with substance use disorders and addiction.

Illicit drugs

Data shows rising methamphetamine use

February 18, 2020 By

Methamphetamine is more dangerous than ever. Data from the CDC shows an alarming uptick of overdose deaths associated with meth use.

Drug Testing

Methamphetamine’s comeback

November 20, 2018 By

Rural America is being overwhelmed with a resurgence of methamphetamine. Recent reports suggest that the opioid crisis is overshadowing rising meth use.

By the Numbers

New data shows 1 in 10 Americans use drugs

September 25, 2017 By

New data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that approximately 28 million Americans have used an illicit drug in the past month.

Illicit drugs

Some drug users can’t distinguish between right and wrong

August 17, 2016 By

Aside from being dangerous and highly addictive, cocaine and methamphetamine may also affect the moral judgment of users.

News

Drug testing trends video

August 14, 2015 By

A new video highlights key findings from the “Drug Testing Trends” session presented by Dr. Barry Sample at the annual DATIA conference. Watch now.

News

The Wall Street Journal reports rising workplace drug use

June 15, 2015 By

The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. workers testing positive for drugs is increasing, citing new data from Quest Diagnostics.

News

Illicit drug test positivity rate increases

June 3, 2015 By

The percentage of American workers testing positive for illicit drugs has increased for the second consecutive year according to Quest Diagnostics.

News

Series: Assessing drug use trends in the United States – Amphetamines

April 17, 2015 By

Join us over the next several weeks as we use several renowned sources to compare and contrast the latest trends in drug use.