DRUG ABUSE INFORMATION
Our country is in the midst of an opioid addiction epidemic. By now it would be difficult not to hear something about this. A story having to do with the opioid crisis can be found in the news just about every day. But it’s not just an opioid epidemic.
Drug and alcohol abuse can rob us of our family members and loved ones, our friends, our coworkers, and even our own lives in many different ways. Substance abuse with drugs and alcohol greatly impairs our abilities, reducing our cognitive function, our mental capacity, and our physical dexterity.
A recent online article reported on what may be a relatively little-known side of drug use in the workplace. Oftentimes, drug use is linked to poverty and lack of an education adequate to gaining anything more than menial employment.