Marijuana refers to the dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds from the Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica plant and in other terms referred to as weed. It contains the mind-altering chemical THC and other similar compounds. It is the most commonly used illicit drug and it’s widespread among young people. 11 million young adults’ ages…


The effect of alcohol and drug abuse by transportation workers is often a serious one.  Accidents and crashes have been found to a direct effect of alcohol and drug abuse; therefore, working hard in regulating the use of alcohol among transport workers improves a lot of things and results in safety. The department of transportation…


About 15 million Americans every year meet the diagnostic criteria for substance abuse or dependence (US Department of Health and Human Services, 1993).  The evaluation and assessment of drug abuse can be easy or difficult. Some people will give you all the signs, such as drunk driving stops (DUI’s), positive screening tests, or inconsistent and…

Substance Abuse Resolutions

When a new year rolls around, many people make a pact with themselves to lose weight, save money or turn the TV on less. For people suffering from substance abuse addiction, this is a time when quitting becomes top of mind. I absolutely encourage you to stop drinking and/or consuming drugs, but breaking addictions is difficult, and most people give up on their New Year’s resolutions quite fast. Let’s discuss some reasons why it is so important to make and stick to a commitment to your health and safety and the health and safety of those around you.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace

You may be on our website for information on how to remove or avoid the legal ramifications of a substance abuse charge, but we hope you will read ahead and understand just how dangerous it can be to yourself and your colleagues to go to work inebriated.