Category Archives: Recovery Workplaces

How to Decrease Overdose Deaths at Work

The increasing number of overdose deaths in the workplace is a critical issue that demands attention. In response, the National Safety Council (NSC) has introduced its Respond Ready Workplace program, aiming to reduce workplace overdose fatalities. This initiative comes at a crucial time as American workplaces are beginning to understand the depth of...

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Embracing Whole-Person Health in the Workplace

In today's fast-paced business environment, small business owners are increasingly recognizing the importance of investing in the health and well-being of their employees. A recent conversation between Sabrina Spitaletta, Senior Director of Public Health at the Milken Institute, and Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, sheds light on...

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Supporting Employee Recovery

In today's workforce, the impact of addiction (substance use disorder) on employees is a reality many businesses face. Substance use disorders are complex and affect not only personal lives but also professional productivity and well-being. As small business owners, you have a unique opportunity to support your employees through their recovery journey. By...

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Language Matters When Discussing Substance Use Disorder

As small business owners and supervisors, you have a vital role in helping employees facing substance use disorder. Recent advice from Penn State Health highlights the importance of positive conversations and support. The advice below will help you to foster a culture of understanding and assistance.

Use A Positive Attitude: