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Drug-Free Work Week Tool Box

Drug-Free Work Week

Drug-free Work Week - October 20 - 26, 2008

Mark your calendars!
Drug-Free Work Week 2008
will be held October 20-26.


The following materials can assist organizations to promote Drug-Free Work Week or implement a Drug-Free Work Week campaign in an individual workplace.

Drug-Free Work Week “Drop-In” Articles

Drug-Free Work Week Print Ads/Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Drug-Free Work Week logo – For use on organizations’ Web sites; should be linked to the Drug-Free Work Week Main Page.

Drug-Free Work Week Talking Points – For incorporation into speeches, editorials or e-mail alerts. 

Sample Drug-Free Work Week Press Release - Fill in the blank template for organizations to customize and pitch to their local media.

Sample Drug-Free Work Week Proclamation Document – Proclamation language that organizations can customize. Use this template to request that your mayor, governor or organization leader proclaim October 20-26 as Drug-Free Work Week.

Educational Materials

  • Drug-Free Workplace Posters – Posters that emphasize the benefits of working in a drug-free environment.  Three posters are available, two in both English and Spanish.
  • First-Line Fact Sheet – One-page fact sheet to help supervisors, managers and foremen understand their role in preventing worker substance abuse.
  • Fast Facts – Pocket card for workers that discusses the importance of working drug-free and provides sources of help for those who may be struggling to do so.
  • Tool Box Talks – A series of five brief talks about the importance of working drug free, intended for delivery by foremen on construction worksites but suitable in many industry settings.
  • Payroll Stuffer – Reproducible envelope-sized leaflet providing national toll-free helpline for employees with substance abuse problems.
  • A variety of other materials, including ready-to-use employee education and supervisor training curricula, are available on the Working Partners Web site’s training and educational materials page.

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