Tag: National Survey on Drug Use and Health

National Survey paints an optimistic picture
The newest National Survey on Drug Use and Health report seems more hopeful than the last with fewer people using many forms of both prescription and recreational drugs. Continue reading

By   /  October 24, 2019

A closer look: Random drug testing
Random drug testing can be a strong deterrent to drug use because it is conducted on an ongoing, unannounced basis; an employer selects one or more individuals for testing from all of the eligible employees in their testing program. Continue reading

By   /  October 4, 2019

National Prevention Week Inspires Action
National Prevention Week is a campaign dedicated to increasing awareness about mental health and substance use disorders, igniting change around the country. Continue reading

By   /  May 13, 2019

New data shows 1 in 10 Americans use drugs
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. Continue reading

By   /  September 25, 2017

Cocaine continues upward trend
Cocaine positivity increased 12% in 2016, reaching a 7-year high of 0.28%, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  June 1, 2017

DUI rates in the U.S. hit new low
Federal data shows that the percentage of people driving under the influence of alcohol fell to a 13-year low in the United States. Continue reading

By   /  January 27, 2017

Alcohol Awareness Month
To help combat underage alcohol use, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence established April as Alcohol Awareness Month. Continue reading

By   /  April 8, 2016

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

By   /  August 14, 2015