Drug Screens, Alcohol Tests, and Other Toxicology Testing Services
“Toxicology” is an all-encompassing term related to the detection and effects of poisoning. “Poisoning” sounds like a strong word when it comes to drug and alcohol use. When used illegally or in improper dosages, even legal substances can be toxic to a body.
Drug screening, alcohol testing and other toxicology lab testing services with ANY LAB TEST NOW® Brookings include:
- Drug Testing
- Alcohol Testing
- Heavy Metals Tests
- Other occupational exposure chemicals
- Poisons and toxic substances
- And our teen drug testing program, Trust, But Verify
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There are many reasons why people test for drugs of abuse, whether the drugs are legal or illegal. Impairment can lead to safety issues, or DWI or DUI charges. Addictions affect relationships, job opportunities, personal health and even the bright future of a teen. So why drug test?
Did you know that alcohol is the oldest used drug throughout the world? And, it is legal. According to the American Council for Drug Education, over 50% of the U.S. population over the age of 12 consumes alcohol. It is estimated that in the United States, there are between 10 to 15 million alcoholics; and approximately 100,000 alcohol related deaths per year.
Teen drug use is on the rise. Legalization of marijuana in some states and the easy access to prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications is compounding the problem. In fact, today more teens smoke marijuana than tobacco.
We are exposed to natural elements every day, including metals. Our bodies need a certain amount of these substances to survive and regulate bodily functions, including chromium, iron and zinc. However, too much of a good thing can lead to toxicity.