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Recovery Plus 32 Feb 2016 moderate and cost contain while still obtaining valuable treatment data. What does the future hold for drug/alcohol testing? It’s unfortunately an endless market. As long as the supply and the demand are there, we will have addiction problems. Simultaneously, we need to treat people and do so with compassion while preserving dignity. We need to put our minds together and bring treatment testing together, with a set protocol that will work and enable the job to get done. Medical professionals on both sides of the Atlantic need to look at this and find a way to put together a cohesive policy to treating that disease. Routine Medication Monitoring is an essential tool in developing data and ultimately a care plan for people suffering from this disease. On a broader scale, there needs to be a real dialogue between leaders of the US, the UK and the rest of Europe about this ongoing problem of drug abuse. It’s at epidemic proportions in almost every country. Even in my small town in New Hampshire, we’re seeing unexpected, dirty drugs coming over from Eastern Europe. There is a worldwide connection to the drug problem. Internationally, we need to be consistent – and attack the problem with children at a young age through education to cut the demand. What are your own plans for the future? We’re very interested in the European market. We’ve looked at some sites in London, for our first laboratory there. We’re very excited about the potential of doing that. We want to get together with the thought leaders in London and talk to them about what they need, what they want and what they’re going to get out of a more personalised laboratory. Let’s see if we can implement it together. Our goal is to put together a great policy to help people get well. We spend a lot of time in the recovery business. We see a lot of people who have been on the really bad side of things and have still been able to get them completely back. I saw somebody who had been a life-long drug addict for 55 or 56 years make a complete recovery, so there is hope. It doesn’t matter what age people are, we don’t give up on anybody. There is always hope and that’s what we do. We work with people who want to get clean and help them to do so. More information is available at: ÂÂwww.today.com/health/new-help-babieswithdrawal moms-battling-addiction-t60191 ÂÂwww.ncsl.org/research/human-services/drugtesting and-public-assistance.aspx ÂÂhttps://www.advisory.com/dailybriefing/ 2013/07/24/more-doctors-requirepatients to-take-drug-tests-for-pain-pills ÂÂhttp://summitdiagnostics.com. Click for presentation Click “We want to get together with the thought leaders in london – about what they need, what they want, and what they’re going to get from a more personalised laboratory.” The online issue of Recovery Plus will also link you to the author’s presentation at Recovery Plus 2015 – just click the logo shown below when you access us online:


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