Substance Use Disorder creates unique challenges for business.

And business has tested opportunities to be part of the solution.


  • What opportunities are there to educate our entire workforce about substance abuse to protect them or their families?

  • How can an employer help someone with a substance use disorder maintain their employment?

  • How can hiring practices be changed to integrate those in recovery into the workplace?

Using the Toolkit

Within the Toolkit, find information on how to:

Components of a Drug-Free Workplace

Drug-free workplace programs can help employers create safe, cost-effective, and healthy workplaces. Most successful drug-free workplace programs have five key components:

  1. A written policy

  2. Employee education

  3. Supervisor training

  4. An employee assistance program (EAP)

  5. Drug testing