4 Reasons Employers Drug Test

Many employees and prospective applicants often find the idea of work-related drug testing to be intrusive and uncomfortable. While they understand the concept behind the testing, they often have a negative reaction to it. However, drug testing isn’t just for the benefit of the employer–it serves to create a better working atmosphere for employees as…

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Overcoming Opioid Addiction

Everyday, substance abuse disorders such as opioid use disorder continue to chew away at individual’s lives and threatens to kill them as it did to nearly 10,000 people in 2018. That’s more than three people per day. Whether the numbers of people finding themselves with addiction either from temporary poor judgment, environmental factors or simply…

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Shutdown Continues to Threaten Addiction Treatment

It’s impossible to remove politics from subjects like drug and alcohol addiction and their treatment. Government policies often dictate how society handles the problems associated with the illness and often times is also part of funding for those solutions. Government actions have a direct influence on healthcare which is partly why the current shutdown may…

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Battles With Businesses

Employers often times put unreal expectations on potential employees. The questionnaires often have what would be under most normal circumstances questions that sometimes even your parents don’t know the answer to because it’s that personal. One of the largest roadblocks for someone recovering from addiction can face is employment and being honest when answering questions…

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Tackling The Whole Problem In Florida

With the entirety of the United States experiencing an upswing in drug overdoses across the spectrum of all drugs including alcohol, prescription and illegal substances, Florida’s drug use is also on the rise. A recent CDC report placed Florida at 17th out of the fifty states in ranking for overdose-related deaths which is 17 percent…

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