A Kit for Employers: Making your workplace drug free

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SAMHSA
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has identified many well-researched drug-free workplace programs and published "A Kit for Employers: Making the workplace drug free".

This Employer kit describes the below:

  • The components of a drug-free workplace,
  • The steps for conducting a needs assessment, 
  • The key elements of an effective drug-free workplace policy,
  • The importance of employee education,
  • Fact sheets,
  • An overview on training supervisors,
  • How to use employee assistance program,
  • How to implement a drug testing program. 

The kit also describes some examples of National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) model workplace programs. Finally, it includes an implementation guide on how to build, implement and sustain a drug-free workplace program.