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Preventing workplace substance abuse

Preventing workplace substance abuse

beyond drug testing to wellness

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Published by American Psychological Association in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJoel B. Bennett and Wayne E.K. Lehman, editors.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22535266M
ISBN 101557989362

Findings from this research are reported in a book, Workplace substance abuse prevention: Beyond drug testing to wellness, published by the APA, and numerous journal articles. Check the selected publications below or the complete Drugs in . Preventing adolescent substance abuse Pervasive, consistent messages to young people about drugs and alcohol can prevent substance abuse. Effective prevention requires that the same messages about alcohol, drugs, and tobacco be delivered by multiple messengers--schools, parents, peers, and the community--repeatedly throughout childhood and.

In its original form, this min program was embedded as one of six modules in a broader workplace substance abuse prevention and culture of . In the final section, we will discuss preventive measures contractors can take to ensure their workplace is drug-free. Substance Abuse By the Numbers. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), nearly 70 percent of all illegal drug users are employed and active in the workplace.

  Creating a safe, supportive and drug-free workplace begins at the top. Management must be committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all employees, and that includes help for those suffering from substance abuse. Preventing workplace substance abuse includes: Creating a clear policy on substance abuse challenges in the workplace. However, according to “The Business Case for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Literature Review” from the Partnership for Workplace Mental Health, more than 70% of costs associated with mental illness and substance abuse disorders result not from medical and pharmacy claims. but instead are incurred as “indirect costs.


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In Preventing Workplace Substance Abuse, editors Joel B. Bennett and Wayne E. Lehman shed light on the limitations of drug testing and demonstrate how individual and organizational wellness efforts can more effectively reduce employee alcohol and drug abuse.

In an era of widespread drug testing, employee substance abuse continues unabated 5/5(1). In Preventing Workplace Substance Abuse, editors Joel B.

Bennett and Wayne E. Lehman shed light on the limitations of drug testing and demonstrate how individual and organizational wellness efforts can more effectively reduce employee alcohol and drug an era of widespread drug testing, employee substance abuse continues unabated and related safety, Pages: Michael R.

Frone, PhD, is a social–organizational psychologist and a senior research scientist at the Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

His research has focused on employee mental health, physical health, and substance use. He also has conducted research on stressful life events and alcohol use, the measurement and Author: Frone, Michael R. iv Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents National Institute on Drug Abuse Preface v Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS.

Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. Provide information about substance misuse, the symptoms of drug misuse and abuse, and their effects on performance.

You might also include information related to the use of medications and the employee's responsibility to be fit for duty. Preventing workplace substance abuse book Discuss prevention resources such as health and wellness programs, helplines, and other community resources.

Recovering from substance abuse is incredibly difficult, and for many people, it is a lifelong journey. It stands to reason, then, that preventing substance abuse from ever happening would be a serious goal.

While there is no foolproof way to prevent substance abuse in every situation, there are some good ways to start.

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Substance Abuse and Dependence Using substances to modify mood or behavior is generally regarded as normal and acceptable in our society. Many people drink coffee or tea for the stimulant effects of caffeine, or engage in the social drinking of alcohol.

Certain drugs may be used medically to relieve tension or pain or to suppress appetite. When usage becomes.

The Problem of Workplace Drug Abuse. Of all drug users, % are employed and active in the workplace, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA). Additionally, 1/3 of all employees are aware of illegal sale of drugs in their workplace, according to the TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development.

How Do Employers and Employees. Understanding employee alcohol and other drug use: toward a multi-level approach / Joel B. Bennett, G. Shawn Reynolds, and Wayne E.K. Lehman --A workplace coping skills intervention to prevent alcohol abuse / David L.

Snow, Suzanne C. Swan, and Leo Wilton --Integrating substance abuse prevention into health promotion programs in the workplace. Contact a treatment expert at () Workplace Drug Abuse and Addiction Treatment. Employed adults might be reluctant to take time off from work for an inpatient treatment program, but there are many options in battling a drug or alcohol addiction.

Outpatient programs can help professionals recover while retaining some normalcy at work. In Preventing Workplace Substance Abuse, editors Joel B. Bennett and Wayne E. Lehman shed light on the limitations of drug testing and demonstrate how individual and organizational wellness efforts can more effectively reduce employee alcohol and drug abuse.

In an era of widespread drug Price: $ Drug-Free workplace programs are comprehensive programs that address illicit drug use by federal employees and in federally regulated industries. Legal Requirements. Learn about the legal requirements that can affect drug-free workplace policies and workplace drug testing.

Federal Laws and Regulations. State and Local Laws and Regulations. Request PDF | Preventing workplace substance abuse: Beyond drug testing to wellness | In this book, editors J. Bennett and W.

Lehman shed light on. Get this from a library. Preventing workplace substance abuse: beyond drug testing to wellness. [Joel B Bennett; Wayne E K Lehman; American Psychological Association.;] -- In this book, editors J.B.

Bennett and W.E.K. Lehman shed light on the limitations of drug testing and demonstrate how individual and organizational wellness efforts can more effectively cut.

Annual review process – Review workplace polices that deal with wellness, addiction, substance abuse and mental health to ensure that they continue to meet objectives.

Employee communication – Communicate the policy to all existing employees and add to. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Drug Free Workplace Kit: Assess Your Workplace external icon website provides employers with information on completing a drug-free workplace needs assessment to determine whether alcohol and other drugs are affecting the workplace.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes Understanding employee alcohol and other drug use: toward a multi-level approach / Joel B. Bennett, G. Shawn Reynolds, and Wayne E.K.

Lehman -- A workplace coping skills intervention to prevent alcohol abuse / David L. Snow, Suzanne C. Swan, and Leo Wilton -- Integrating substance abuse prevention into health Pages: NIDA's prevention research program focuses on risks for drug abuse and other problem behaviors that occur throughout a child's development, from pregnancy through young adulthood.

Research funded by NIDA and other Federal research organizations - such as the National Institute of Mental Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - shows that early.

Preventing Harmful Substance Use offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date advice available on the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse. Contributors provide authoritative, science-based reviews of knowledge on their areas of expertise, and make clear recommendations for the future of prevention policy and : $.

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Roman, Ph.D., and Terry C. Blum, Ph.D. Paul M. Roman, Ph.D., is a distinguished research professor of sociology and director of the Center for Research on Behavioral Health and Human Services Delivery, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. Employers cannot ignore substance abuse issues in the workplace.

Here are the facts: According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, approximately 10% full time employees have had a substance abuse disorder incident in the past year, and almost 9% have used illegal drugs or have heavily abused alcohol in the past month.