substance abuse

Drug abuse effects

The Effects of Substance Use Disorder Among Students

Substance use disorder is a widespread issue that affects not only the working population but also students across the country. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health noted that in 2020, about 20 million individuals in the United States reported substance use, with a significant proportion of them being young adults and teenagers.  Unfortunately, …

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How Substance Abuse Affects Job Performance in the Workplace

Substance abuse in the workplace is a pressing issue that affects employees and organizations. When employees struggle with addiction, their job performance suffers, leading to decreased productivity, increased absenteeism, and even safety hazards. As a concerned colleague, it’s essential to approach the situation with empathy and support rather than judgment or criticism. By recognizing the …

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