Alcohol may be legal, but its effects on anyone who abuses them are sometimes even worse than the effects of using substances deemed illegal by governments. With Australia’s drinking culture, alcoholism is a natural end result, and many alcoholics are actually showing up at work drunk. Being drunk is already an unhealthy thing to be,…
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Substance misuse in the workplace is a very real problem facing countless employers today. Far too many workers all over the world are showing up for work under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and are causing problems that give employers headaches. So what exactly happens when workers misuse substances in the workplace?
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declared that Australia is facing an ice epidemic, and that it’s the worst drug problem the nation has had to deal with.
There is an ice epidemic going on in Australia and it’s gradually destroying Aussie society, according to Daniel Meers in a report for The Daily Telegraph,
More than two dozen people were rushed to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for treatment after using “spice,” a synthetic but very potent form of marijuana, says a report in The Clarion Ledger.
A new study reports that opioid use is on the rise, and the doctors who prescribe them may be part of the problem, according to an article that appears on Empire State Tribune.
Being drunk is bad enough, but being drunk while at work is a whole lot worse. If you observe that a colleague is indeed under the influence of alcohol at work, what should you do? What is the best way to handle a colleague drinking at work? Here are some points that may help you.
For more than four decades now, governments all over the world have waged war on illicit drugs. And yet, after forty years of a war that has taken more than its share of time, resources, and human lives, what do we have to show for it? A drug problem that seems even worse than when…