Alcohol and Illicit Drug Use in the Workforce and Workplace by Michael R. Frone

By Michael R. Frone

In this authoritative ebook, Michael R. Frone takes an in depth examine what we all know and do not find out about team and place of work substance involvement. In doing so, he exposes the inability of proof in the back of many renowned myths that experience persevered because the "war on medications" started within the Nineteen Eighties, including

  • the fantasy that office alcohol and illicit drug use is very prevalent;
  • the delusion that worker substance use has a powerful impact on productiveness, resulting in excessive expenses for employers;
  • and the parable that drug checking out and worker counsel courses are confirmed methods for employers to discourage substance use.

Frone's assessment covers study carried out over the last 30 years, and he analyzes methodological barriers and the tendency of many technological know-how newshounds to "go past the information" while reading effects. Given the necessity for evidence-based administration and coverage, this booklet might be a complete source for researchers and practitioners in administration, occupational wellbeing and fitness, and dependancy remedy and prevention.

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