Federal Workplace Drug Abuse Program Launched
Latest statistics show the problem persists, especially regarding fentanyl and marijuana.
In November the federal government issued a new resource for employers called the Recovery-Ready Workplace Toolkit: Guidance and Resources for Private and Public Sector Employers.
The multi-agency effort is described as enlisting the help of employers to stem the tide of drug abuse while expanding employment opportunities for people in recovery from substance use disorder and to promote Recovery-Ready Workplace (RRW) policies. The program is being made available made available through the Recovery-Ready Workplace Resource Hub. The Web-based toolkit is hosted by the Labor Department’s Employment and Training Administration and is designed to be useful across various economic sectors and different industries.