Workplace Related Posts

Substance abuse continues to have a negative impact on the U.S. economy through lost workplace productivity, increased accidents, injuries, employee absenteeism, low morale and huge healthcare costs.   According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the rate of drug abuse remains high among young individuals aged 18 years and older, who are entering the workforce […]

When it comes to Americans’ top stressors, the workplace is second only to concerns about money. This finding came from a 2015 poll put forth by the American Psychological Association. According to the report, despite stress being at a seven-year low in 2014, a majority of adults (60 percent) that year reported struggling with work-related […]

Doctors should be more aware than anyone of the dangers of certain medications and the many ways that abusing them can be harmful. Despite all their knowledge on how to get and stay healthy, MDs and other healthcare providers are not immune from addiction and drug abuse. A recent news report of a doctor and […]

You may think you’re hiding your addiction well, but chances are those around you already realize something’s wrong. Maybe you’ve considered treatment, but were afraid you couldn’t afford the out-of-pocket costs or that you’d lose your job if you asked to take a 30- or 45-day leave of absence. Your employer may be more eager […]