Announcement: New office hours

Starting March 6, 2017 Nationwide Medical Review will observe new office hours:

Monday through Friday:  8am – 7pm EST

Saturday:  9am – 12pm EST

Nationwide Medical Review’s Web Directory

STATISTICS ON DRUG ABUSE IN AMERICA

    1. “MONITORING THE FUTURE”

(large research project at the University of Michigan)
http://www.nida.nih.gov/NIDA_Notes/NNVol12N2/DrugUse.html

    1. SMITHKLINE-BEACHAM LABS

“Positivity data”
http://www.gsk.com/
Keep in mind: the SmithKline “positivity rates” were obtained from testing of persons who knew they were subject to drug testing!

    1. NATIONAL HOUSEHOLD SURVEY ON DRUG ABUSE:

http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/nhsda/2k1nhsda/vol1/chapter2.htm#2.empl

    1. DRUG ABUSE WARNING NETWORK (DAWN)

Tracks data from emergency rooms nationwide
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INFORMATION ABOUT DRUGS OF ABUSE

    1. “DRUGS OF ABUSE” D.E.A. publication is at:

http://www.usdoj.gov/dea/pubs/abuse/

    1. TABULAR SUMMARY OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES:

http://www.drugabuse.gov/drugpages.html

    1. ANOTHER GOOD TABULAR SUMMARY:

http://www.arup-lab.com/drug_testing/drugref.htm

    1. DrugText SITE @ “Foundation for Drug Policy and Human Rights”, Amsterdam:

http://www.drugtext.org/

    1. WANT PICTURES ABOUT DRUGS & DRUG ABUSE?

http://www.drugs.indiana.edu/drug-picture.html

  1. HERE’S WHERE TO SEARCH FOR DRUG “SLANG”
  2. CLICK HERE TO REVIEW OUR SECTION ON THIS TOPIC

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NEWS & EDUCATION SITES (AND LISTS)

    1. WANT TODAY’S DFW NEWS?

(“Join Together” is probably the best general public info site on Drug & Alcohol abuse)
http://www.jointogether.org

    1. NCADI

NCADI: 800/729-6686   CSAP – Radio:   800/CSAP-RADIO
http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/

    1. “NIDA NOTES”

(Good concise publications on Drug & Alcohol abuse and prevention)
(A free subscription to the hard copy version is online!)
http://www.nida.nih.gov/NIDA_Notes/NNIndex.html

    1. HHS PRESS RELEASES ARE AVAILABLE

Free e-mail subscription form is on this page
http://www.hhs.gov/about/news/index.html

    1. NATIONAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE WEB INDEX

http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/research/default.aspx

    1. RADAR [Regional Alcohol & Drug Abuse Resource:]

(All RADAR sites can be reached from here!)
http://ncadistore.samhsa.gov/catalog/resources.aspx?h=resources&topic=64

      • RADAR INDIANA (BEST BY FAR!)

http://www.drugs.indiana.edu/drug-radar.html

      • RADAR CONNECTICUT

http://www.connix.com/~clearing/

      • ARGUMENT AGAINST LEGALIZATION

http://www.sarnia.com/GROUPS/ANTIDRUG/argument/argument.html

    1. NCADD WEBSITE

http://ncadd.org/

    1. LIBRARY IN THE SKY

http://www.nwrel.org/sky/index.php

    1. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR “WORKPLACE SUBSTANCE ABUSE” WEBSITE:

http://www.dol.gov/workingpartners/welcome.html

    1. ANOTHER USEFUL LIST OF LINKS

http://www.drugfreeworkplace.org/informationsources.htm

    1. OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY

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FOR EMPLOYERS AND POLICY MAKERS

    1. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR – SUBSTANCE ABUSE INFORMATION

http://www.dol.gov/workingpartners/welcome.html

    1. SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS’ ASSOCIATION (SAPAA)

This is also the Organization that publishes a complete list of collection sites
http://www.sapaa.com

    1. RESOURCES FOR POLICY MAKERS
      • EXCELLENT POLICY RESOURCE FROM DEPT. OF LABOR:

http://www.dol.gov/dol/asp/public/programs/drugs/main.htm

      • INSTITUTE FOR A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

http://www.drugfreeworkplace.org/

      • NIDA WEBSITE FOR POLICY MAKERS (Highly Recommended)

http://www.nida.nih.gov/

  1. CLICK HERE TO REVIEW OUR SECTION ON THIS TOPIC

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COLLECTORS AND COLLECTION SITES

    1. DRUG & ALCOHOL TESTING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION: SEARCH SITE

http://datia.org

    1. ANOTHER USEFUL “FINDER” FOR COLLECTION SITES:

http://www.ol2.com/prod_srv/collect/RTDSites.htm

    1. URINE COLLECTION MANUAL

http://www.dot.gov/ost/dapc/udsc.html

  1. CLICK HERE TO REVIEW OUR SECTION ON THIS TOPIC

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LINKS FOR MEDICAL REVIEW OFFICERS

    1. HERE ARE THE TWO CERTIFYING BOARDS FOR MRO’S

[Both have features to locate and download MRO list by state]

      • AAMRO

http://www.aamro.com/

      • MROCC

http://www.mrocc.com

    1. OTHER TRAINING FOR MRO’S
      • ASAM HOMEPAGE

ASAM newsletter can be viewed online & is excellent!
http://www.asam.org/ASAMChapterNewsletters.html

      • ASAM (MRO Training)

http://www.asam.org/certification_home.html

  1. CLICK HERE TO REVIEW OUR SECTION ON THIS TOPIC

LINKS ABOUT LABS AND LAB TESTING

    1. FOR A CURRENT LIST OF CERTIFIED LABORATORIES

http://workplace.samhsa.gov/DrugTesting/Level_1_Pages/CertifiedLabs.aspx

    1. MEDTOX

http://www.medtox.com/

    1. LAB ONE

http://www.labone.com/

    1. DDS (Non SAMHSA certified)

GOOD info on drugs of abuse!
http://www.drugabuse.gov/drugpages.html

    1. LAB CORP

http://www.labcorp.com/

    1. SMITHKLINE BEECHAM

http://www.gsk.com/

  1. CLICK HERE TO REVIEW OUR SECTION ON THIS TOPIC

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LINKS FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROFESSIONALS

  1. CLICK HERE TO REVIEW OUR SECTION ON THIS TOPIC

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LINKS FOR ATTORNEYS

    1. OL2 “ON LINE LIBARY” [Excellent resource … even though under construction]

http://www.ol2.com [Some sections require fees for access]

    1. CECIL GREEK’S CRIMINAL JUSTICE PAGE

http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/p/cjl-main.php

    1. NATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFERENCE SERVICE

http://www.ncjrs.gov/spotlight/forensic/Summary.html

  1. STATE BY STATE REGULATIONS
    http://www.dol.gov/asp/programs/drugs/said/StateLaws.asp
  2. INSTITUTE FOR A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE[Attorneys selling DFW manuals]
  3. http://www.drugfreeworkplace.org
  4. CLICK HERE TO REVIEW OUR SECTION ON THIS TOPIC

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FEDERAL REGS, RULES AND INTERPRETATIONS

    1. DOT RULES (Simplified overview/summary):

http://www.dot.gov/ost/dapc/udsc.html

    1. COMPLETE DOT DRUG & ALCOHOL REGULATIONS AT

[Note: Driver Fitness regulations are also posted at this site!]
http://www.occenvmed.net/dot

    1. 49CFR MERGED: (Updated and “merged with great competence!) “Advanced” users, take a look!

http://www.mrocc.com

    1. COAST GUARD REGULATIONS:

http://www.piersystem.com/external/index.cfm?cid=786

    1. FAA REGULATIONS

http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/faa_regulations/

    1. LIST OF APPROVED EBT’S FOR ALCOHOL TESTING

http://www.SAMIMRO.com/ebts/ebt.htm


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“ANTI DRUG TESTING” SITES

    1. HIGHTIMES MAGAZINE

http://www.hightimes.com

    1. AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU):

https://www.aclu.org/

    1. NORML – A PRO-MARIJUANA/ANTI-TESTING LOBBY

http://www.norml.org

    1. ANTI DRUG-TESTING NEWSGROUPS:
news.alt.drugs news.alt.drugs.chemistry news.alt.drug
news.alt.drugs.culture news.alt.drugs.hard news.alt.drugs.pot
news.alt.drugs.cultivation news.alt.drugs.psychedelics

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