1 edition of Occupational alcoholism and drug abuse programs found in the catalog.
Occupational alcoholism and drug abuse programs
by Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Houston in Houston
Written in English
|Statement||[compiled] by William R. Smolensky ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Smolensky, William R.|
|LC Classifications||Z7164.C81 O18, HF5549.5.E42 O18|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||52 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||52|
|LC Control Number||79624075|
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Occupational alcoholism programs, which evolved into today's multifaceted employee assistance programs, have been around since the s. Despite the success of early programs in several large American industrial corporations, the diffusion of the workplace alcohol program concept was slow.
Workplaces have introduced programs to prevent and treat alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse among employees, especially over the past 25 years. The goal of many of these programs has been "human resource conservation"; that is, the programs strive to ensure that employees maintain their careers and productivity (Roman and Blum ).
Occupational alcoholism programs under Federal contracts, joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse of the Committee on Human Resources and the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Practices and Open Government of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, on S.
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The trends between alcohol and drug use in the workplace are interesting. According to a recent study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, about 15 percent of U.S. Drug abuse affects society in many ways. In the workplace it is costly in terms of lost work time and inefficiency.
Drug users are more likely than nonusers to have occupational accidents, endangering themselves and those around them. Over half of the highway deaths in the United States involve alcohol. Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in mental or physical health problems.
The disorder was previously divided into two types: alcohol abuse Occupational alcoholism and drug abuse programs book alcohol dependence. In a medical context, alcoholism is said to exist when two or more of the following conditions are present: a person drinks large amounts of alcohol over a.
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According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 51% of the population aged 12 and older reported binge drinking in the past month. Binge drinking is defined as 5 or more drinks for males and 4 or more drinks for females on at least one day in the past month; heavy alcohol use means binge drinking for 5 or more days in the past month.
Occupational alcoholism programs bibliography. [National Clearinghouse for Alcohol Information.] Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
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It provides a venue for clients to write down their thoughts and experiences as they progress through treatment. Contact a treatment expert at () Workplace Drug Abuse and Addiction Treatment. Employed adults might be reluctant to take time off from work for an inpatient treatment program, but there are many options in battling a drug or alcohol addiction.
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While drinking alcohol is itself not necessarily a problem—drinking too much can cause a range of consequences, and increase your risk for a variety of problems.
For more information on alcohol’s effects on the body, please see the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s related web page describing alcohol’s effects on the.
In fact, the study published in Occupational Medicine revealed that career firefighters consumed alcohol during half of their off-duty days. In an interview for a study published in the Journal of Substance Abuse and Alcoholism, a career firefighter admitted that.
Drug abuse and addiction, now both grouped as substance or drug use disorder, is a condition characterized by a self-destructive pattern of using a substance that leads to significant problems and distress, which may include tolerance to or withdrawal from the substance.; Drug use disorder is unfortunately quite common, affecting more than 8% of people in the United States at some point in.
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