Learning Centre – Drug and Alcohol Testing for members of the public

Articles about Drug and Alcohol Testing

How long does ketamine stay in your system?

In this article, we take a closer look at ketamine, what it is, how it affects the body and how to spot the signs of someone who might be misusing ketamine.

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How long does cocaine stay in your system?

In this article, we take a closer look at cocaine, why it’s addictive, how long cocaine stays in your system, and the long-term effects of cocaine use.

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Uppers and Downers

Would you be able to spot if someone was under the influence of drugs?

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Where can I buy a home drug and/or alcohol test?

Thanks to continued innovation from laboratories like AlphaBiolabs, home drug and alcohol tests are more accessible than ever and can be ordered online for an affordable price.

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Everything you need to know about amphetamines

Here, we take a closer look at amphetamines, what they are, the different types available, and how long amphetamines stay in your system.

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CBD and drug testing – does CBD show up on drug tests?

What exactly is CBD? In this article, we explain CBD, why people use it, and whether CBD will show up on a drug test.

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How long does cannabis stay in your system?

In this article, we take a closer look at cannabis, how long cannabis stays in your system, and the long-term effects of using cannabis.

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Opiate & opioid facts

In this article, we take a closer look at opiates and opioids, what they are, how they are used, the side effects of opiate/opioid use and more.

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Heroin facts

In this article, we take a closer look at heroin, what it is, how it is used, the side effects of heroin use and more.

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Ecstasy (MDMA) facts

In this article, we take a closer look at ecstasy (MDMA), what it is, how it is used, the side effects of ecstasy use and more.

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Cocaine facts

In this article, we take a closer look at cocaine, what it is, how it is used, the side effects of cocaine use and more.

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Benzodiazepine facts

In this article, we take a closer look at benzodiazepines, what they are, how they are used, the side effects of benzodiazepine use and more.

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Cannabis facts

In this article, we take a closer look at cannabis, what it is, how it is used, the side effects of cannabis use and more.

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What is alcohol poisoning?

We look at the signs and symptoms of alcohol poisoning, how long it takes to recover, and the complications.

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The effects of substance misuse

In this article, we discuss what happens in the body when you take drugs or drink alcohol and the side effects of substance misuse.

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The ways people try to cheat drug tests

In this article, we discuss the ways that people try to cheat drug tests – and why these methods won’t work.

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CBD vs THC – what’s the difference?

We explore CBD and THC, how the two are different, and the side effects of using each substance.

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How long does LSD stay in your system?

We take a closer look at LSD, what it is, how long LSD stays in your system, and the long-term effects of using LSD.

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CDT blood testing

Here, we take a closer look at Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin (CDT) blood testing, what it is, and when you might need a test.

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What are the effects of cannabis use?

We take a closer look at cannabis, what it does to the body, the short-term and long-term effects of cannabis use, and how long it stays in your system.

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Steroid facts

In this article, we take a closer look at steroids, what they are, how they are used, the side effects of steroid use and more.

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Methamphetamine facts

We take a closer look at methamphetamine, what it is, how it is used, the side effects and more.

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Methadone facts

In this article, we take a closer look at methadone, what it is, how it is used, the side effects and more.

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Ketamine facts

In this article, we take a closer look at ketamine, what it is, how it is used, the side effects and more.

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How do you prove abstinence from drugs?

We take a closer look at drug abstinence, what it is, and how you can prove abstinence from drugs.

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How long does heroin stay in your system?

We take a closer look at heroin, why it’s addictive, how long it stays in your system, and the long-term effects of heroin use.

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How long does alcohol stay in your system?

What happens to your body when you drink alcohol, how long alcohol stays in your system, and how alcohol abuse can affect your health.

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How do you prove abstinence from alcohol?

In this article, we look at alcohol abstinence – what it is, how you can prove abstinence, and where you can buy an alcohol test.

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What medications can cause a positive alcohol test?

Can medications cause a false-positive on a alcohol test? Read our expert article to find out more.

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What are the drug classifications in the UK?

The different drug classifications in the UK, which drugs belong to which classification, penalties for possession or supply, and where you can get a drug test.

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What is the MCV Blood Test?

In this article, we will take a look at the MCV blood test and what it is used for, the benefits of having an MCV blood test, and the accuracy of the test.

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What are the different types of steroids?

In this article, we take a closer look at the different types of steroids and their uses.

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