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Knowledge is power in preventing substance misuse and abuse

The substance abuse epidemic continues across the United States, with one in four Americans reporting that they have used illicit drugs. According to the 2022 United States National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH): 46.8 million (16.7%) Americans (aged 12 and...

DOT Safety Alarm: Potential changes to marijuana restrictions may result in unintended serious safety concerns for the US traveling public.

Courtesy of American Substance Abuse Professionals AP News reports that the US Drug Enforcement Administration will move to reclassify  marijuana as a less dangerous drug. Reclassifying marijuana as a less dangerous drug creates medical and...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949, the United States has observed May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The workplace is a key venue for promoting mental wellness and awareness about when and how to help someone who is experiencing emotional distress.  In recognition of Mental Health...

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The value of townhalls

The value of townhalls

By  Patrice M. Kelly, JD, Senior Policy Executive Advisor Many of you have heard me say, “My favorite hour each week is the NDASA Town Hall meeting time!”  I genuinely mean that. Where else can you find relevant and clear advice in an engaging format open to questions...

FMCSA Scam Alert

FMCSA Scam Alert

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a warning to FMCSA-registered entities of a phishing scam disguised as notice of a required safety audit. Through an email, scammers pretending to be from FMCSA say a safety audit needs to be...

NDASA Board of Director Nominations Due

NDASA Board of Director Nominations Due

The Class of 2024 Board of Director seats are now open for applicants.ELEVEN seats must be filled. Service terms are 3 years. CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS: Be NDASA members in good standing prior to the date of voting. Have at least 5 years of experience in an...