Drug Testing

Drug Use Trends

Drug Use Trends & Statistics in Australia 2021

Drug Use Trends & Statistics in Australia 2021 Drug Use Trends & Statistics in Australia 2021 | Australia Drug Testing Based on the report released by the National Drug Strategy Household Survey or NDSHS, an estimated 16.4% or about 3.4 million of the total population in Australia had used an illicit drug in the previous …

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Side Effects Of Being Addicted To Oxycodone

What Are The Side Effects Of Being Addicted To Oxycodone

Types of Heroin, Ingredients and Their Risks Oxycodone is an opioid analgesic that is prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain by altering the way the brain perceives pain. OxyContin and Percocet are two regularly prescribed pharmaceutical formulations that use it as the principal active ingredient. The Controlled Substances Act classifies oxycodone as a Schedule …

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Oxycodone Addiction Symptoms

Oxycodone Addiction: Symptoms, Signs, Causes, Treatment

Oxycodone Addiction: Symptoms, Signs, Causes, Treatment Common Street Names: O.C., Oxycet, Oxycotton, Oxy, Hillbilly Heroin, Percs Oxycodone is known for two things – the first is a highly effective painkiller to help people get pain relief and the second is a seductive substance of abuse. Misusing oxycodone can swiftly lead to addiction. One of the most …

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Ways to Test for Drugs and Alcohol

Common Ways to Test for Drugs and Alcohol

Common Ways to Test for Drugs and Alcohol Heroin: What Is It? The Work Health and Safety Act of 2011 requires employers and ‘Persons Conducting A Business Or Undertaking’ (PCBU) to implement and manage workplace safety. Employers can use drug and alcohol tests to manage workplace health and safety risks. These exams could be random, voluntary, ‘for …

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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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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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