Drug abuse: It’s a silent yet deadly epidemic that’s been secretly sweeping across Australia for decades.
And as this hidden scourge continues to worsen, the death toll due to drug overdose will keep rising with it.
In fact, according to the Pennington Institute’s Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2020, there were 2,070 drug overdose deaths in 2018. That figure is nearly twice the number of accidental road deaths (1,220) in that same year.
Just how bleak is the situation? And what can you, as an employer, do to protect your company and employees from this lethal epidemic?(more…) Read More