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Signs of Opioid Abuse and How to Test For It

Opioid abuse testing

Opioid Abuse Opioid abuse is a major problem in the United States, with prescription addiction being one of the biggest drug problems today. Prescription Opioid medications are relatively easy to obtain. It is estimated that over 200 million prescriptions for opiates alone were dispensed in 2010. What is not understood is that prescription opiate abusers are…

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Workplace drug testing policy and procedures

workplace drug testing policy

Workplace drug testing policy? Drug testing is a way an employer can determine if their employees or job applicants are abusing drugs.  It can identify evidence of recent substance abuse, particularly prescription and illegal drugs.  Substance testing cannot test for impairment or whether a person’s behavior has been impacted by drugs.  The way drug testing works best is to…

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Opioid Abuse hits the Workplace for the worst!

Opioid Abuse hits the Workplace

Opioid Abuse hits the Workplace Opioid abuse hits the workplace as employees are using and abusing prescription drugs more often.  A new survey reveals 70 percent of businesses are saying it’s affecting their workers. The survey from the National Safety Council also found that while 71 percent of employers believe that abuse of opioid abuse is a…

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