Tag Archives: Alcohol Abuse

Know How Alcohol Effects Human Body

According to MMWR, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2009, approximately half of 79,000 deaths per year in US are caused only due to Alcohol. Excessive use of alcohol was the third leading preventable cause of death in US. Many people these days knowingly spoiling their lives by getting addicted to alcohol. Its effects are so… Read More »

What is Cross Addiction and Cross Tolerance?

Generally most of the ex-heroin addicts will evolve into social drinkers who will not have any problem with alcohol. Many ex-alcoholics replace marijuana for alcohol. Any reasonable treatment program which teaches that moving from a very harmful drug to a less harmful drug is a move in the correct direction and a good harm reduction… Read More »

How To Educate Employees Regarding Drug Testing

The substance abuse benefits and programs included by employer are workplace policies, drug testing, employee education/health promotion, Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs), and health plan treatment coverage. An overall employer substance abuse program should consist of: A workplace substance abuse education segment. Confidential or secret screening by an EAP or health professional. Treatment guidelines to an… Read More »

Process of Alcohol and Saliva Test

Alcohol Saliva testing is a one step saliva screening method used to detect the presence of alcohol in saliva that works in a clean, non-invasive manner. This test provides a semi-quantitative approximation of blood alcohol concentration. The results of these tests should be verified with the adequate procedure of alcohol analysis. It is an effective… Read More »