Teen drinking, drug use tied to other risky behaviours

Two new studies suggest that teens who binge drink or abuse prescription opioids may also be more likely to engage in other risky behaviours such as driving drunk or riding with drivers who are also under the influence. They are also more apt to become extreme binge drinkers who experience blackouts, one of the studies … Continued


IMPLICATIONS OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL USE FOR EMPLOYERS

  The full study can be found here Alcohol According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, about one in 13 working adults has an alcohol use disorder. Additionally, 13% of men and 5% of women reported binge drinking at least once a week. Nearly one in four people over age 12 reported … Continued


Reduce Cannabis Use at Work with 3 Simple Steps

A moderate dose of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the psychoactive substance in cannabis, can impair your performance for up to 24 hours, and 86% of users won’t even suspect or realize that it has. This is why many industries have adopted zero tolerance towards any use of cannabis. 1.  Educate all your workers to arrive … Continued