White collar workers may think they can hide their alcoholism or abuse of street drugs or prescription drugs, but it is more obvious than they think.
Category Archives: Drugs and the Workplace
Substance abuse causes a variety of complications and problems for families. Among the concerns that may arise when you or a loved one abuses drugs or alcohol is the risk of financial challenges. The National Institute on Drug Abuse explains that addictions cost the nation as a whole roughly $484 billion per year. Recognizing how Continue Reading
Many people who enter drug or alcohol rehab find themselves needing to adjust their work schedule. Whether they’re taking an extended period of time off to go to an inpatient treatment center or leaving early a couple afternoons a week to attend therapy sessions, these schedule changes may attract attention from curious co-workers. If your Continue Reading
For anyone suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction, one of the scariest thoughts about entering rehab might be that it could jeopardize your job. In-patient rehab treatment can last for a month or more, and if you work full-time, taking all that time off to get help with your addiction may seem unthinkable. However, Continue Reading