It is a common belief that people who use drugs don’t want to work. But they do.
There are many reason why people use alcohol and other drugs. Some do so to increase their productivity or deal with a trauma unknown to the rest of us. If we want to bring addiction stigma to an end, it’s time to change the narravtive. We need to stop talking about alcohol and drugs and start talking to the people who have to deal with an addiction problem. It is time to #QuitStigmaNow.
In this paper you will find:
- Myths and facts regarding substance abuse in the workplace.
- Steps to implement a substance use prevention and management policy in your workplace.
- Further reading to learn more about this issue.