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Substance abuse

A half-day workshop for leaders that builds foundational knowledge as well as leadership-specific skills in a small-group setting
  • Half-day
  • Workshop
  • People Leaders


Most addictions take a high personal toll on employees, and the expense to employers can be staggering. Absenteeism, lost productivity, accidents, turnover, recruitment, and training are only a few of the costs organizations bear if substance abuse is not identified and treated. This workshop will introduce the use and abuse dependency continuum, discuss contributing factors to substance abuse, and identify resources participants can use to assist and support an addicted employee.


LifeWorks Learning workshops go beyond awareness, and allow participants to practice and engage with the topic. Facilitated in small groups, participants can expect learning activities like small-group discussion, breakout rooms, role-play, scenario-based learning – as well as more standard elements like Q&A, polling and chat functionality.