Australia Drug Testing

Teen Drug Use

Facts for Schools and Parents

Facts for Schools and Parents Teen Drug Use Teen drug use in Australia is a serious concern. Adolescence is a critical stage in a person’s development to establish proper attitudes and actions towards drugs and alcohol Substance-related behaviours developed during this period can substantially affect the amount of damage adolescents experience throughout their lifetime. There …

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Facts and Statistics for Employers

Facts and Statistics for Employers Substance Abuse in the Workplace This article covers statistics behind substance abuse in the workplace, statistics that can show us just how dangerous these activities really are. Drug and alcohol testing is a relatively new workplace practice, and it remains as a challenging point of discussion for many business leaders …

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Advantages of Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing

The Advantages of Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing

The Advantages of Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Workplace Drug And Alcohol Testing Workplace drug and alcohol testing is no longer an uncommon occurrence. Workplace Drug and Alcohol Policies are not mandatory across all industries, however, more businesses are becoming proactive, protecting their employees and their business by adopting drug and alcohol testing within their …

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Effects of Depressants

Uses and Effects of Depressants

Uses and Effects of Depressants Depressants: What Are They? The term “depressants” refers to psychoactive medications designed to reduce the activity of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), thus decreasing alertness and slowing down vital functions such as breathing and heart rate. These drugs suppress arousal and excitement but may not always cause …

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How Heroin Affects The Body

Types of Heroin, Ingredients and Their Risks

Types of Heroin, Ingredients and Their Risks Heroin: What Is It? Heroin is classified as an opioid. Opioids bind to opioid receptors in the brain and induce a variety of physiological reactions, ranging from pain alleviation to relaxation, pleasure, and happiness. It is often sold in ‘caps’, a small quantity sufficient for one injection or …

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