Tag: NIDA

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.

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Cincinnati: A 7-day look into heroin addiction

September 29, 2017 By

In Cincinnati, 60 journalists, photographers, and videographers sought out to document the life of those affected by heroin and opioids.

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Addiction recovery: A celebration of life

September 6, 2017 By

National Recovery Month in September raises awareness about substance use disorders and celebrate individuals in recovery.

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Red Ribbon Week: October 23-31

October 23, 2016 By

Red Ribbon Week serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities.

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

January 20, 2016 By

The National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is a national health observance aimed at revealing the truths about drug and alcohol use. Get the facts.

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National Drug Early Warning System

August 26, 2014 By

This new system will monitor emerging drug trends that will help health experts identify increasing use of designer synthetic compounds.

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New to drug testing: Synthetic marijuana

November 6, 2013 By

In our ongoing quest to help keep workplaces drug-free, we now offer a synthetic cannabinoids panel to test for commonly detected compounds.