We know that Addiction is one of the most pressing public health crises of our time. Most people have been impacted by addiction in some way.
The most important thing a manager can do is to support their employees by avoiding stigma and refraining from passing judgment or making assumptions. Instead the focus should be on expressing concerns relative to any work performance issues and referring the employee to appropriate resources for assistance.
Manager may encounter a range of difficult questions around SUDs and it is important that they are equipped with answers and resources.
Here are examples of frequently asked questions by managers.
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