Tag: opioid

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.

Drug Testing

Federal drug testing expanded opiate panel impacting positivity

September 13, 2018 By

The dangers associated with opioids misuse are likely elevated based on a testing population that includes drivers, pilots, and other safety-sensitive roles.

Illicit drugs

Fentanyl fuels rise in overdoses

July 11, 2018 By

Illicitly manufactured fentanyl ranks as the top substance involved in fatal overdoses and it is often mixed with cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine.

News

Employers paying the price of substance abuse

May 9, 2017 By

Employers can now calculate the cost of substance abuse on their businesses with the Substance Use Cost Calculator.

News

Oxycodones positivity declines for the second consecutive year

November 6, 2014 By

The latest data from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index reports that the positivity rate for prescription opiates declined 8.3% in 2013.