What drives addictions and how to break their hold (Web Sight)

Roundtable report on mental illness, addictions and work • Workplace addictions and the employer’s perspective • Blaming stress • Motivation interviewing explained
By Shannon Simson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/06/2005

Employees with substance abuse problems present a sensitive issue for employers. A great deal of responsibility is placed on employers for providing safe working environments, as well as providing accommodation and support for employees with addictions. The following sites provide employers with help on creating workplace policies on alcohol and drug use, understanding responsibilities, understanding the problem and pursuing treatment.

Roundtable report on mental illness, addictions and work

www.mentalhealthroundtable.ca/jan_2003/mentalhealth2_nov11_021.pdf