Mental Health, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse - Issues Employers Cannot Ignore | Sessions
REPEATED from Tuesday at 10:30am.
According to one recent study, 40% of adults in the U.S. have reported symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder during the pandemic, up from only 10% pre-pandemic. At the same time, reports of alcoholism and substance abuse are also increasing. With more individuals admitting to being under the influence of alcohol or drugs while working remotely, human resources professionals are on the front lines of managing this crisis. Learn to identify the red flags and develop strategies to guide your businesses through these complex issues through the application of real-world examples.
- Understand the drivers of mental health and substance abuse issues in the workplace.
- Learn how to approach and respond to employees who need assistance.
- Understand obligations and responsibilities when it comes to accommodating employee requests due to mental health, alcoholism or substance abuse.
In-person session offerings are on a first-come, first-served basis.