Drug abusers at workplace cost billions of dollars to the employer in the form of increased liability, compensation benefits, insurance premiums, medical claims, sick leave payment, etc. To avoid these costs the employer should implement drug testing programs at both pre-employment process and post employment process. Conducting drug testing programs helps ensure the workplace is free from drugs.
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Getting addicted is more easy that getting away from addiction. Many drug addicts know this fact but the funny thing is that, they know this after they completely get addicted to them. Realizing, the fact even before the complete addiction is of much use to stay away from those dreadful things which may ruin lives. […]
Prescription drugs are used to treat physical pain, anxiety and sleep disorders etc. These prescription drugs are suggested by the doctor. There is a tendency in many patients to become dependent on these drugs and they continue to take the drugs even after the disease is cured, which leads to addiction. Prescription drugs are the […]
Cigarette smoking causes many changes in the body, these changes are caused because the body is addicted to nicotine present in the cigarette. Nicotine when inhaled enters in to the blood from lungs, then it reaches brain and performs chemical reactions, which makes the individual get addicted to it. Factors like nicotine dependence, genetic factors, […]
Drugs are the chemicals, which have susceptible impact on neuro-chemical balance of human brain that effects feelings and actions of an individual. Abusing drugs often or regularly leads to addiction. Although there is no particular age limit for drug addiction, earlier abuse causes more serious drug addiction. Reasons for addiction Every abuser has a different […]
Addiction is a chronic disease which may occurs a result of consumption of the drug. Sometimes, the general usage may lead to addiction. Because of the changes in the brain due to drugs, the addiction becomes a compulsive behavior. Initially, when a person starts the using one may feel pleasant and happy because of the […]
Most of the chronic drug abusers or drug addicts suffer from a severe mental disorder simultaneously. Drug treatment and medical experts call this aspect a co-occurring disorder or a dual diagnosis. Few common serious mental disorders related to chronic drug abuse are bipolar disorder, manic depression, generalized anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, panic disorder, […]