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The Time is Now for A Radical Transformation of Addiction Treatment
THE TIME IS NOW FOR A RADICAL TRANSFORMATION OF ADDICTION TREATMENT BY WILLIAM WHITE, GARY MENDELL, AND SAMANTHA ARSENAULT July 13, 2018 Countless people have had their lives positively transformed by addiction treatment. But tragically, this is not the norm. Despite...
Man In A Hole
Mike is walking down the street one day, minding his own business while being oblivious to the world around him. As he continues to walk home from another grueling day at work, he falls into a giant hole in the sidewalk. The hole is so deep and wide that he...
How to Start A Conversation About Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Starting a conversation with an employee about their drug and/or alcohol use is, in a word, terrifying. If you’re like some people, you may have dealt with it before and not with great results. It’s very common to hear denials, and you may have even experienced some anger and blowback from a person suffering from a substance use disorder.
What to Do If You Suspect and Employee is Abusing Drugs and Alcohol
If you, as an employer or supervisor, suspect an employee is abusing alcohol or drugs, your best option is to start gathering evidence. Many times, you won’t have the authority to mandate drug or alcohol testing unless the employee is intoxicated while at work. Start...