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Recovery and the workplace

Washington, D.C., United States,
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Workplace Alcohol and Other Drug Factsheets

Created by
The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction

To assist workplaces to respond to alcohol and other drug-related harm in the workplace, The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, has produced a series of factsheets about commonly used drugs and their impact on safety and well-being of individual employees, and overall safety and productivity of the workplace. 

Fact sheets cover the following topics:

A Review of Workplace Substance Use Policies in Canada: Strengths, Gaps and Key Considerations

Published by
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Suggested citation: Meister, S.R. (2018). A Review of Workplace Substance Use Policies in Canada: Strengths, Gaps and Key Considerations. Ottawa, Ont.: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction.

A review of workplace substance use policies in Canada

Current Marijuana Use by Industry and Occupation — Colorado, 2014–2015

Citation
Smith R, Hall KE, Etkind P, Van Dyke M. Current Marijuana Use by Industry and Occupation — Colorado, 2014–2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2018;67:409–413. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6714a1
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Summary

What is already known about this topic?

Eight states, including Colorado, have legalized recreational marijuana use among persons aged ≥21 years. The association between marijuana use and occupational injury is of public health concern.

What is added by this report?

Awareness Program for Cab Drivers in India

Delhi, India,

The IGI Airport in Delhi is one of the busiest and largest airports in India. Cab drivers are a crucial part of the workforce stationed here. Often, their erratic work schedules and strained socio-economic circumstances make them especially vulnerable to drug and alcohol addiction.

Managing Depressive Symptoms in the Workplace Using a Web-Based Self-Care Tool

Citation
Hirsch A, Luellen J, Holder JM, Steinberg G, Dubiel T, Blazejowskyj A, Schladweiler K Managing Depressive Symptoms in the Workplace Using a Web-Based Self-Care Tool: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial JMIR Res Protoc 2017;6(4):e51 DOI: 10.2196/resprot.7203
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Abstract

Background: Depression in the workplace creates a significant burden on employees and employers in terms of lost productivity and related costs. myStrength provides a robust, holistic web- and mobile-based solution empowering users to learn, practice, and implement a range of evidence-based psychological interventions.