Tag Archives: Resources for Employees

Facing Addiction in the Workplace

Man researching families and addiction on his computer Contributor: Staff of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Addiction and substance use disorders are sadly stigmatized in a manner that overlooks countless individuals who may be struggling with these potentially fatal diseases. The reality is that addiction can affect a person regardless of their age, sex, gender, socioeconomic status, culture, ethnicity, religion, and other factors. [...]
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Resources for Employees for Drug and Alcohol Addiction Prevention

Business people waiting to see HR Director about benefits Contributor: Libby Lyons, MSW, LCSW, CEDS writer for Addiction Hope and Eating Disorder Hope. Substance abuse is common, and the costs of substance abuse are high for employers. Of the 20 million adults classified as having problems with substance dependence or abuse in 2007, approximately 12 million (60%) were employed full time (retrieved 3/18/16). In addition [...]
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