Teenage Drug Use: Statistics and Prevention

Overburdening homework, sleepless nights and the desire for a thriving social life are only a few reasons why teenagers turn to drugs. Adolescent drug use offers the illusion of authority; in reality, substance abuse is a distraction from having adult responsibilities. Drug dependency among teens is the result of poor coping mechanisms and a weak …

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Want to Learn How to Pass a Hair Drug Test? Stay Sober.

Hair Follicle Drug Test Collection (Back of Head)

Hair follicle tests are highly sensitive, adding value to zero-tolerance policies. Offering the most expansive detection window of 90 days after substance abuse, hair follicle tests are used in federal, industrial and educational settings where strict drug regulations are in place. Other workplaces express reluctance about adopting this method of testing because they do not …

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Marijuana Legalization and Pre-employement Drug Testing Policies

Marijuana Plant

Now that 29 states support the legalization of marijuana, it’s time for a workplace overhaul. Cannabis reform impacts every member of the workplace, from concerned employers to marijuana users. It’s proven that prolonged marijuana use slows reaction times and increases lethargy, translating to corporate losses through absenteeism and tardiness. Some employers hesitate to implement drug …

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Some of the Deadliest Drugs May Actually Be Obtained From Your Doctor

Prescription Opioids

Here’s a familiar narrative — a person you know falls victim to some kind of trauma. Perhaps this person is a close relative, like your uncle. He’s been coping with tremendous lower back pain for months after a devastating car accident. Finally, with unrelenting pressure, you convince him to visit your family doctor, who prescribes …

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5 Rules for Becoming a Guilt-Free Momtrepreneur

No job description has more bullet points than a mom’s: nurse, teacher, nutritionist, accountant — not to mention the voice of innumerable storybook characters. It’s hard to juggle all this alongside a business, and you might feel like you’re always sacrificing something, whether that’s time with your kids, your business, or time for yourself (yes, …

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5 Skills Moms Have Mastered That Will Help You Run Your Business – By Zeynep Ilgaz

“It’s not just a matter of balance — running a family is a constant education in leadership. From managing projects to doling out tough love to rewarding good behavior, taking care of a family is a lot like taking care of the people who work for you. Here are a few skills I’ve picked up …

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