Category Archives: General News

Coping with alcohol dependence at Christmas

As we work to support individuals in the Family Court system who have alcohol dependence issues, it’s interesting to read several recent articles about the challenges those with alcohol dependence face at Christmas. Those with an alcohol dependence report on … Continue reading

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How much could a drug and alcohol policy be worth to your business?

With the cost of replacing a member of staff in the region of £30,000, many employers see that ensuring employee wellbeing is a worthwhile area in which to invest. This helps to enhance employee retention and create a resilient workforce. … Continue reading

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Testing and Treatment – Partners in Recovery

The UK government’s Drug Strategy 2017 published in July includes an objective focused on supporting those with a drug dependence at all stages of their recovery. The strategy highlights the role that drug testing plays in supporting recovery, particularly in … Continue reading

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How do Drugs Get into Hair?

Have you ever wondered how we can even test for drugs in hair? Here we explain how this is possible using some simple diagrams. Hair growth explained Hair is produced by follicles that lie below the skin and it takes … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Ketamine for Seafarers

The effects and risks of ketamine to seafarers can be significant, even when taken in low doses, and can pose a dangerous risk to your vessels. Did you know? In some Asian regions ketamine users account for over 30% of … Continue reading

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