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Resources to Prevent Substance Use and Support Recovery

There are clear steps we can all take to reduce the impact of substance use and decrease the risks of overdoses. Access free resources in our updated digital toolkit. 

Everyone in the Workforce Has a Role in Substance Use Prevention

Nearly 1 in every 10 people in the U.S. workforce had a substance use disorder in the last 12 months. That means you can play a key part in guiding coworkers to find help and supporting those in recovery.

  • Keep your prescriptions secure
  • Only take medication that’s prescribed for you
  • Help reduce stigma
  • Support people who are in treatment and recovery

Access free resources that you can use to educate your community and raise awareness.

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Use these tools to educate coworkers and raise awareness.

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The Risks of Substance Use Affects Every Workplace

Substance use is a serious public health issue. It’s common among employees across all business sectors.

  • 9% of working adults in the U.S. have a substance use disorder
  • 75% of adults with substance use disorders are in the U.S. workforce
1. National Safety Council, 2020
2. Goplerud E, Hodge S, Benham T. A Substance Use Cost Calculator for US Employers With an Emphasis on Prescription Pain Medication Misuse. J Occup Environ Med. 2017;59(11):1063-1071. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000001157

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Watch and share this video to raise awareness for prevention best practices.

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  • Digital Toolkit

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Evidence-Based Resources from Trusted Sources

In addition to the Change the Script toolkit materials, use these trusted sources to find more information on prevention and recovery.