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Employer Awareness: Microdosing at Work?

Regardless of personal feelings, drug use in the workplace -- whether that workplace is an office, at home, or representing a company in the greater public -- is problematic. Those who misuse drugs are 10 times more likely to miss work, and 4 times more likely to cause a work-related accident.
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Stigma of Substance Use Recovery

The National Drug Free Workplace Alliance has shared a new resource on reducing stigma of substance use recovery in workplaces. Workplaces provide an important role in helping employees battling against substance use disorders. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), “Employment provides economic stability, a meaningful social role, and often direct access to treatment and recovery services.”
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Legislation Introduced Preventing Impairment

Congressman Burgess Owens (UT-4) recently introduced legislation that would prevent impairment in the workplace. The bill would sanction a workplace training program through the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
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