Employee Assistance Program Prescription Drug Toolkit and Fact Sheets
PublisherSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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AbstractThe Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Prescription Drug Toolkit and Fact Sheets from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides guidance related to counseling, referrals, and follow-up services that EAPs can offer employees whose substance misuse has affected their workplace environment. The Toolkit also shares insight for employers about preventing substance misuse and maintaining professional standards. These materials describe the ways in which EAPs provide alternatives to prescription drugs, workplace drug misuse and relapse prevention, information on the dangers of combined drug use, screenings, and evaluations before returning to work.
Table of ContentsContents Executive Summary ...i ; The Scope of Employee Prescription Drug Misuse ...1 ; Prescription Drugs in Combination with Illicit Drugs and Alcohol....2 ; Workplace Awareness and Prevention....3 ; Employee Programs and Services for Prescription Drug Misuse and Addiction...8 ; Screening for Prescription Drug Misuse....11 ; Fitness-for-Duty ....16 ; Alternatives to Prescription Drugs....18 ; Pain Relief Strategies....20 ; Return to Work...22 ; Relapse Prevention....24 ; Employee Educational Materials....26
DescriptionReport and Toolkit
CitationSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Employee Assistance Program Prescription Drug Toolkit and Fact Sheets. Publication No. PEP20-03-02-001. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2021.
Series/Report No.;Publication No. PEP20-03-02-001
Employee assistance programs
Work capacity evaluation
Return to Work