Yearly Archives: 2017

Resources & Links

Be proactive in identifying key resources in your community before a need arises. Community prevention coalitions often have many. Most communities have referral services for a variety of health and human services including the county health department, 2-1-1 referral system via telephone or internet (not in every community), hospital referral, free clinic, etc. Your physician or clergy can be great sources of information but are also good resources for referral.
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Parenting Challenges

Parenting Challenges

The Drug Scene Has Changed - As parents, we come from many backgrounds, cultures, geography, education and social structure. Some may have used drugs themselves or been exposed to drug abuse and addictive behavior as youth. All of these things contribute to the attitude we convey to our children about drug use, be...

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Drug and Alcohol Testing

Drug and Alcohol Testing

Is drug and alcohol testing legal? YES! Legally Sensitive Areas:
  • Safeguard employee’s confidentiality
  • Ensure the policy is clearly communicated
  • Establish procedures to thoroughly investigate alleged violations
  • Ensure quality control and confirmation of positive tests
  • Conform to union contracts, if applicable

Typical Testing Situations

Each employee, as a condition of employment, may be required to participate...

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Written Policy

The drug free workplace policy is the cornerstone of a company program. It’s a comprehensive document that clearly states the substances that are prohibited, notifies the employee of what types of testing he/she may undergo, identifies...
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Employee Training

Employee training is just as important as supervisor training to explain why an employer has chosen to implement a drug-free workplace program.
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