6th December 2016
Hair testing has been used as common practice for years in relation to drug and alcohol testing. Many don’t realise that there could be a more convenient and reliable alternative in nail testing.
Does your client have minimal body hair and need to provide a significant overview of drug use? Has your client bleached their hair therefore affecting the results? Does your client feel uncomfortable with having... Read More
Is drinking alcohol safe whilst pregnant?
The UK Chief Medical Officers’ guidelines recommend to not consume any alcohol if you are pregnant, or trying to become pregnant, in order to keep the risks to your baby at a minimum. There is no known safe amount of alcohol to drink whilst pregnant, therefore not drinking alcohol at all is the safest approach.
How does alcohol affect the unborn baby?
Drinking alcohol during any stage of... Read More
Drinking alcohol can have negative effects on your body, appearance, mental health, and lifestyle. You may have thought about cutting down on your alcohol intake for various reasons, and minimising your drinking or stopping all together can have a highly positive impact on your overall health.
Signs you should think about cutting down your alcohol intake if:
Your friends and family are concerned that you drink too much.
You regularly... Read More
The amount of alcohol a person consumes can be affected by a number of factors, such as their age, gender, location, income, and lifestyle.
We have researched how drinking patterns differ between male and females and different age groups. For example, men are more likely than women to drink for five days or more in a week. We have researched binge drinking trends based on age and gender, the percentage of adults who are teetotal, underage... Read More
According to the EMCDDA (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction) ecstasy is much stronger than before and is growing in popularity amongst young people. The 2016 report shows evidence of an increased availability of high-dose MDMA tablets and of MDMA in powder and crystal forms
During the 1990s there were a number of high-profile deaths related to MDMA, and several harm reduction initiatives were implemented as a result.... Read More