Our society suffers as many as 527,000 visits each year because of drug abuse. Families and businesses in Colorado have been destroyed because of the abuse of drugs. This is one of the reasons that drug testing has become so critical in the hiring process. Understanding the threats of drugs is very important, in providing users with practical deterrents.
Causing physical harm to others
Alcohol is one of the most common drugs abused in the entire state of Colorado. It is the drug of choice for most teens that are addicted. Drunk drivers are responsible for the physical harm and death of thousands every year. The threat that these drivers provide affects everyone that is on the road with them Damage to business reputation
Businesses that hire people who suffer from drug abuse often feel the effects. They, in some case, experience damaged reputations as a result of these employees. In other cases, the damage may cause a reduction in profits for the business. Construction workers and food service workers are some of the top fields of drug abusers in the workplace.
Health concerns burden society
Drug abuse is responsible for many of the health concerns that users experience. The Rocky Mountain Poison and Control Center, in Colorado, reports that...