Individuals who have a dependency on alcohol or controlled substances adversely affect their lives as well as the lives of other people who live and work with them. Taking steps to help yourself or another employee with a dependency subsequently helps to balance the work distribution and improve the level of stress and morale of others in the work unit. Why? Because when an employee has an abusive alcohol or controlled substance problem, he or she may:
Abusers of alcohol or controlled substances tend to:
If you or someone you care about has an alcohol or controlled substance abuse dependency, contact WorkLife Programs, 285-1187 to arrange for a free consultation with the university's Counseling Center.
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