Tag: substance abuse

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.

Alcohol

Alcohol awareness month

April 29, 2020 By

Alcohol awareness month is in April, but our collective awareness of misusing alcohol should remain a year-round initiative.

By the Numbers

National Survey paints an optimistic picture

October 24, 2019 By

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.

Under the influence

Under the influence: prescription opioids

June 20, 2019 By

If someone close to you were struggling with opioid dependence, would you see the signs of addiction? We take a closer look at prescription opioid misuse.

Illicit drugs

Why be weed-free?

November 29, 2018 By

Marijuana legislation is changing and more than ever before, people throughout the U.S. have more access. We explore why peple may consider being weed-free.

Drugs & Alcohol

Benzodiazepines: the new drug crisis?

June 13, 2018 By

While our country faces the harsh realities of the opioid epidemic, benzodiazepines are also emerging as popular drugs of abuse. Bloomberg dubbed benzodiazepines, sometimes called “benzos,” as American’s next big drug problem

News

Top 7 trends at SAPAA

August 30, 2017 By

SAPAA helps to drive process forward and keeps our industry educated and informed about drug testing. See this year's most popular topics.

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.

We're There

I’m There: Carolyn Loza

February 14, 2017 By

Quest Diagnostics shares a commitment to being there when our clients and colleagues need us – at every possible opportunity.

News

Sobering facts about the repeal of Obamacare

January 30, 2017 By

Nearly 2.8 million Americans with a substance abuse disorder would lose healthcare coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.