A HEALTHY RECOVERY PLAN
- Meeting the Challenges of Substance Misuse: Making Inroads One Step at a Time. Abbott, Ann A. // Health & Social Work;May2003, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p83
Introduces a series of articles which deal with substance abuse in social work in the U.S., including the impact of alcohol and drug use on professional performance.
- Workplace substance abuse: A snapshot. // Behavioral Health Management;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p14
Examines how the American business community is coping with substance abuse employees. Findings of the Drug Strategies regarding drug-abusing employees; Insufficiency of drug-free workplace policies in managing employee substance abuse; Value of carve-out approaches and other benefit...
- The New Paradigm & the DOT/SAP Process. Morrison, Reed A.; DuPont, Robert L. // Journal of Employee Assistance;2013 1st Quarter, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p26
The article discusses the attitude of the Department of Transportation (DOT) in the U.S. over the different treatment modalities available for the treatment of substance abuse of the employees in the U.S. The treatment of substance abuse can involve many approaches including, psychotherapy,...
- If Walls [AND FURNITURE] Could Talk. Dietch, Roger // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Mar2005, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p36
Reports on the prevalence of illegal drug use on the job in the U.S. Estimation of total drug-users employed in businesses; Effect of drugs on the workplace and employers; Identification of ways on how to protect businesses from the risk of drug use.
- District's Anti-Alcohol Policy Labeled Overly Harsh. Flax, Ellen // Education Week;12/13/1989, Vol. 9 Issue 15, p13
The article focuses on the anti-drug and alcohol policy for employees of the Fairfax County, Virginia which was criticized and labeled for being too harsh. Under the regulation, any employees found to have any trace of alcohol or an illegal substance in their systems who report to work or attend...
- The Observatory. // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Nov2016, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p10
The article presents statistical facts on healthcare including 4 percent rise in the U.S. workforce tested positive for drugs through urine tests and 47 percent rise in the overall U.S. workforce tested positive for drugs due to marijuana positivity hikes.
- EFFECTIVE EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE HINGES ON TRAINED MANAGERS. Watts, Patti // Management Review;Jan88, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p11
Discusses the importance of trained managers in the implementation of employee assistance programs. Factors which affect job performance; Assistance to alcoholics in the workplace; Problems posed by substance abuse, such as alcoholism and drug addiction.
- Alcohol and other substance abuse: Prevalence, cost and impact on productivity. Durso, Katherine A. // Employee Benefit News;9/1/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p37
Focuses on the impact of the prevalence of alcohol and other substance abuse on the productivity of U.S. employees as well as corporations. Percentage of illicit drug users and heavy drinkers in the country who are employed; List of the top high-cost substance abuse categories; Amount paid by...
- workplace substance abuse: a grave problem. Stanley, T. L. // Supervision;Jun2009, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p18
Workers are killed on the job, because they are under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Research indicates that between 10 and 20 percent of the nation's workers, who die on the job, test positive for alcohol or drugs. Therefore, workplace substance abuse is a grave problem.