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Educate employees to understand the current Opioid addiction epidemic. Help them understand the nature of the problem, the types of drugs involved, the relationship between prescription medication shortages, and illicit drug use.
Help employees understand the nature of drug-seeking behavior and who is at risk for opioid addiction. Give your employees the facts and latest statistics, recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, and share tips on helping family members and loved ones, arrange treatment, and working with one's prescribing physician. Importantly, encourage employees to phone the EAP to get help. This tip sheet from WorkExcel.com (reproducible, editable, and free to reproduce and distribute) shares it all, but it is also completely editable so you can add or alter any content to meet the needs of your workforce or community audiences.