CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Drug
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Drug abuse continues to leave a tragic trail.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 70,237 people died from drug overdoses in 2017 alone.
Drug abuse is also expensive, The Council of Economic Advisors estimates the cost of the opioid crisis in 2018 cost $696 billion in the value of lost lives, as well as increases in health care and substance abuse treatment costs, increases in criminal justice costs, and reductions in productivity.
That’s why so many corporations and businesses rely upon drug tests of new and current employees. But that system works only if the tests are reliable.
A Local 12 Investigation examined a popular product that experts say allows addicts and users to cheat on urinalysis (UA), the most common type of drug test, which doctors say could lead to deadly outcomes.
This webinar explains how
This webinar explains how to use drug screening as a clinical intervention, discusses why drug screening is used, and examines the ways in which clients may attempt to fool clinicians with their drug screening.
Presenter: Sheryl Laffey, BS Ed, CAC
Why Are Urine Tests Conducted
Talking workplace drug
Talking workplace drug testing in a toilet...
Workplace drug testing is a contentious area. Global Drug Survey went to find out what work place drug testers do to try and make sure that people don't take the piss when they are meant to give one.
No one should have to pass an invasive piss test just to get a job. Such an embarrassing invasion of privacy that pretty much exclusively targets cannabis users, since weed stays in the system for so much longer that any other drug. That lady's job is unethical.