• Ann Tucker

SAMHSA releases toolkit for employee assistance programs

SAMHSA recently published a new toolkit titled Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Prescription Drug Toolkit and Fact Sheets. The toolkit provides guidance related to counseling, referrals, and follow-up services that EAPs can offer employees whose substance misuse has affected the workplace environment. The toolkit also includes the scope of employee prescription drug misuse, information on prescription drugs in combination with illicit drugs and alcohol, workplace drug misuse and relapse prevention information, employee programs and services for prescriptions drug misuse and addiction, screening tools, pain relief strategies, and evaluations for employees returning to work.

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