The Opioid crisis in the United States has been at epidemic levels since 2017, but not much is being done to address it even now. Can employers step in a fill the gap until others start to take action? Workplace drug testing is a great way to keep illegal drugs out of your workplace, but there is more that can be done to prevent workplace injuries, missed work, and conflict.
Putting a framework in place that allows those suffering from addiction to ask for and receive help without being penalized is the single greatest thing employers can do to help put a stop to the opioid crisis. Learn more about the opioid epidemic and how it is impacting workplaces from the infographic below.
The Opioid Crisis And The American Workplace:
Infographic by – US Drug Test Centers