It may surprise you that most individuals who struggle with a substance addiction are employed. If you are a business owner or work in management, you may be the first to see the early signs and symptoms of substance abuse among one of your employees.
Not only is the health and future of the individual concerning, but the health and success of your business is at stake as well. Here are seven ways that employee addiction is likely to affect your business:
1. Increased Absenteeism
2. Decreased Productivity
3. Additional Healthcare Costs
4. Workplace Accidents
5. Risk of Legal Issues
6. Increased Workplace Conflict
7. Lower Retention
Help is Available!
A corporate wellness program provides services and resources for employees to cope with personal problems that are likely affecting workplace performance and productivity, including substance abuse and addiction. Although your company may not have the bandwidth to hire professionals to provide counseling services or treatment for addiction, contracting with an outside company is a great solution!
You can begin the conversation about addiction and mental health in your organization by contacting Solace Asia at 012.885.4686 today.