On January 4, 1987, in Chase, Maryland, a locomotive engineer and his brakeman were smoking a marijuana cigarette while on…
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) mission is to create safer roads by helping to decrease crashes, injuries, and…
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An Intervention Letter Helps Maintain Focus on What’s Important Nearly 1 in 3 Americans know someone who is addicted to opioids. Over half know someone who is addicted to alcohol. Addiction runs rampant in our country, and it affects more people than you’d think, If you’ve noticed that a family member or a friend […]
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High on BuSpar: The Anti-Anxiety Med That Isn’t as Innocent as You Might Think Buspar or buspirone is used as an anti-anxiety medication. It is considered by many to have a low risk of addiction. Most believe it can be very effective. However, this is not the whole truth. Like many prescription drugs, it […]
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Drug testing timelines help you to understand just how long drugs stay in your system. The drugs can linger in your blood, urine, saliva, and hair. Drug detection times are the windows in time where drug testing for drug traces in your hair, urine, or saliva will show up positive. Drug Testing Methods and […]
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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.
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Klonopin vs. Xanax as treatment for anxiety are similarly ranked. They both have their pros and cons for helping people with various types of mood disorders. Klonopin vs Xanax – Which of These Anxiety Medications Put You More At Risk? Klonopin (Clonazepam) is a fast-acting benzodiazepine. It relaxes the mind by effectively calming neurotransmitters. […]
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SAMHSA has found that benzodiazepines in the U.S. are the most abused pharmaceutical drug. Two of the drugs in the “benzo” family are Ativan and Xanax. They are two types of benzodiazepine medications that are available for nearly the same conditions. They come with many of the same risks and users will often abuse […]
Obvious Behaviors of an Alcoholic Personality It’s important to know the signs of alcoholism, especially if you have a loved one who has a problem. Alcoholic Drinking Behaviors That are Hard to Ignore Alcoholism is a chronic disorder, which is marked by certain alcoholic behaviors along with specific genetic traits. For example, compulsive drinking […]
“Health systems and related stakeholders must commit to understanding and integrating the individual, their needs, and the dueling conditions which impact their lives to effectively identify tools and strategies that reduce the tension among providers of care, services, and supports, and allow the whole individual to emerge along a pathway to recovery.” ~ Mental […]
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