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Addressing Substance Abuse in the Remote Workplace

Feb 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased concerns about employee well-being, mental health and substance abuse.

The National Safety Council (NSC) reported spikes in fatal opioid overdoses last year and ongoing concern about mental illness or substance use disorders in connection with COVID-19. The council called on employers to prioritize employee stress and emotional and mental health, both now and as employees return to traditional work environments.