Alcohol and drug abuse can interfere with an individual’s ability
to find employment and be a productive, valuable member of the workforce.
Understanding the issue of substance abuse and knowing the facts about
addiction, treatment and recovery provides a solid foundation from
which to build drug-free workplace policies and programs. It also
aids in effectively working with job seekers whose alcohol or drug
abuse presents barriers to successfully securing and maintaining employment.
The links below provide definitions and answers to commonly
asked questions about addiction, treatment, recovery, and screening
and assessment as they impact workplace and workforce issues.