Public Health England and Business in the Community have published a toolkit aimed at helping employers tackle substance abuse, whether tobacco, alcohol, or drug abuse.

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Tackling substance abuse toolkit

The toolkit sets out a number of steps employers can take to help their staff and combat substance abuse. These include:

  • Leadership making a clear commitment and receive adequate training to tackle substance abuse
  • Making reasonable adjustments for staff who are required to take time off work to deal with substance abuse
  • Encouraging staff to consider whether their consumption is putting their health at risk.