When writing or updating pertinent Human Resources policies, considering calling out the employees' rights to privately seek treatment and avoid disciplinary action.
Policies where you may consider including this language are Leave of Absence/FMLA, Drug and Alcohol and Employee Conduct.
In drug and alcohol and employee conduct policies, include a section that addresses employees with SUDs, such as:
Here is an example of a drug and alcohol policy.
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