Creating a workplace program focused on the prevention and treatment of excessive alcohol use and drug abuse can decrease costs associated with absenteeism, decreased productivity, turnover, accidents, and health care. Review the Office of Personnel Management Alcoholism in the Workplace: A Handbook for Supervisors for information to undestand and recognize the problems and know where to go to get assistance.
Red Ribbon Week is the end of October
National Family Partnership provides drug awareness by sponsoring the annual National Red Ribbon Celebration. The Red Ribbon Campaign serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities.