Tag: substance use disorders

Drug Testing

New insights from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health

December 8, 2020 By

It is important for employers to examine trends and data, such as NSDUH, that helps to inform a workforce drug testing program.

Drug Testing

What’s the purpose of drug testing?

December 1, 2020 By

Drug tests have been characterized by some as “big brother” practices, but it’s hard to imagine an employer open to having alcohol and drug use at work.

Hair testing

Hair testing now includes more specific testing for oxycodones

June 3, 2019 By

Recent enhancements to our hair testing panels now allow for more specific testing for opiate-like or opioid drug such as oxycodone and its metabolites.

Marijuana

The new age of marijuana

April 12, 2019 By

Our new white paper provides insights about the new age of marijuana and the importance of maintaining marijuana testing in a drug-free workplace program.

Drug Testing

National drug and alcohol facts week: Prescription medications

January 25, 2019 By

National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Facts Week is a program to help educate our population most susceptible to developing drug and alcohol abuse disorders

Drug Testing

Unearthing the roots of substance-abuse disorders

March 20, 2018 By

Our new white paper helps to demystify the complexities of addiction and examine the evolution of substance-abuse disorders over a lifetime. Get the facts and gain insights about how someone can struggle with addiction.

Drug Testing

Ask the experts: what is polydrug use?

February 26, 2018 By

Many people who suffer from substance use disorders abuse more than one drug. The term polydrug use is new, but references a long-standing problem with addiction. Once addicted to one substance, it is very likely users will turn to a cocktail of drugs to satisfy their needs.

News

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.

News

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.

An Exploration of Addiction

An exploration of addiction: Trauma and adult substance abuse

August 7, 2017 By

Substance use disorders are complex and sometimes trauma can push someone across the very thin line between a casual drug habit and addiction.