Minding Tough Issues Blog

Legal v Personal DNA Testing Options

Legal v Personal DNA Testing Options

Legal vs. Personal DNA Testing Options There are several options in types of DNA testing available, but most of them boil down to results being delivered in a “Legal” or “Non-Legal” version. Costs of these versions differ greatly, so it’s important for the client to understand what

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If Your Child is Using

If Your Child is Using

How to Step In and Help Guest Article by The Partnership at Drugfree.org Intervention is not always a formal process involving drug counselors and group confrontation. Substance abuse treatment can actually start right at the kitchen table with a conversation. Here are 10 steps you can take

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Is Your Teen Using?

Is Your Teen Using?

Signs and Symptoms of Substance Abuse Guest Article by The Partnership at Drugfree.org There’s no easy way to figure out if your teen is using drugs or alcohol. As you’ll see, many of the signs and symptoms of teen substance abuse listed below are also, at times,

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Join in Observing Drug-Free Work Week

Join in Observing Drug-Free Work Week

Join in Observing Drug-Free Work Week Join a Broad Coalition to Observe Drug-Free Work Week Nationwide campaign is taking place October 17-22, 2011 National Drug-Free Work Week, a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored event is taking place October 17-22, 2011.  The purpose of Drug-Free Work Week is to educate employers, employees and the general

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How to Shine Online

How to Shine Online

How to Shine Online – Part 2 Part 2 of a 2-part series on social media’s increasing impact on background screening Earlier we wrote about the increasing prevalence of including social media information in background screening hiring processes.  As promised, this second post focuses on what you

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Social Media in the Background Screens?

Part 1 of a 2-part series on social media’s increasing impact on background screening Whatever an individual posts online in a social media forum should be considered completely off-limits to an employer who is considering a candidate for a job opening, right? WRONG!  News flash… they’re not

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Best Type Drug Test Method

Best Type Drug Test Method

The Best Type of Drug Test Method There are many options available in forms of drug testing methodologies.  How does one decide which method is best? As with many things in life, the answer is “It depends.”  There are many factors that can impact results and need

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When is DNA Paternity Testing Useful?

When is DNA Paternity Testing Useful?

When is DNA Paternity Testing Useful? Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)… sounds like a really complex concept, doesn’t it?  What’s so important about that mouthful of a term?  Well, it’s the basic building block that makes up you and me.  It’s the very important nucleic acid inside of us

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Don’t Rush to Flush Those Old Meds!

Don’t Rush to Flush Those Old Meds!

Don’t Rush to Flush Those Old Meds! How should you dispose of expired or unused prescription medications in your medicine cabinet?  Flush them down the toilet?  Throw them in the trash, right? Hold on a second – don’t rush to flush or toss your old medications!  It’s

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Welcome to “Minding Tough Issues”

Welcome to “Minding Tough Issues”

Welcome to “Minding Tough Issues” From the team here at Peace of Mind Drug & Background Screening, we’re pleased to announce the launch of our new company blog.  In this forum we hope to share useful information with our clients and community on important topics around the

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