Meet The Father of Public Health in Nigeria

Public health has been defined by the world health organization as “the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals”. Efforts to promote health and prevent disease were undertaken by the earliest civilizations. Perceived importance of […]

Poison Oak

What is poison oak? Poison oak, is a woody vine or shrub in the sumac family, Anacardiaceae. It is widely distributed in western North America, inhabiting conifer and mixed broadleaf forests, woodlands, grasslands, and chaparral biomes.  Poison oak releases an oil called urushiol when damaged. The allergen is absorbed into your skin when you touch the plant. […]

Download Substance Abuse Assessment Templates Pdf

Substance abuse-  refers to the harmful or hazardous use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and illicit drugs. Psychoactive substance use can lead to dependence syndrome – a cluster of behavioural, cognitive, and physiological phenomena that develop after repeated substance use and that typically include a strong desire to take the drug, difficulties in controlling its […]

Substance Abuse Assessment Form Free Download Pdf

Substance Abuse Evaluation: are interview screenings which may be self-administered or administered by a physician or clinician, family member, parent, friend, or coworker. It involves a series of substance abuse assessment questions or substance abuse evaluation questions which help identify warning signs of substance abuse. Some indicators may be frequency of use (i.e. daily, monthly, or […]

Drug and Alcohol Evaluation What To Expect

What is a substance abuse evaluation? Substance Abuse Evaluation  are interview screenings which may be self-administered or administered by a physician or clinician, family member, parent, friend, or coworker. It involves a series of substance abuse assessment questions or substance abuse evaluation questions which help identify warning signs of substance abuse. The process is not cumbersome […]