Workplace Substance Abuse

There is a scary government report released today:

“WASHINGTON — Nearly one in 12 of America’s full-time workers — more than 10 million people — have illicit drug or alcohol abuse problems serious enough to require treatment, according to a government report being released Monday.”

link: 10 million workers have substance abuse problem

It makes one wonder how many people in vehicles are driving under some chemical influence. Undoubtedly, this study will be cited as justification of increased drug testing in work environments and schools.

Catherine Forsythe

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