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How Prevalent Is Addiction In The Workplace?

More than 22 million people in America are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Less than ten percent of those people will seek addiction treatment programs they need to recover. 70% of them, however, will continue to maintain employment as their addiction issues worsen. Functioning addiction and alcoholism is sustainable for a matter of time-…

Let’s Talk About Safeguarding Executives Against Addiction

Businesses generally have plans in place for crisis situations but that does not protect from every possible thing that may happen. Employment Assistance Programs can provide employees space to deal with personal matters, typically psychological issues, including depression. Creating an intervention plan to help safeguard employees, including executives, against addiction can be very helpful. Addiction…

How Do I Tell My Workplace I’m Going To Treatment?

Making the decision to go for treatment for your drug or alcohol addiction is tough. You should be commended for your wise choice. Now you must discuss your situation with your employer. Here’s some steps to take to strengthen your relationships and maintain your career. Ask Yourself Why Why do you feel you need to…

How Can Mindfulness In The Workplace Create Efficiency?

The modern working man is focused on productivity and efficiency. Most self-help and self-improvement topics in regards to work has to do with being as productive as possible as efficiently as possible. We are forever focusing on how to get more done in a shorter amount of time as efficiently as possible without exhausting ourselves.…