Conduct limited drug testing. You DO NOT have to test your entire workforce. You DO NOT have to conduct random testing.
Have a list of treatment and counseling centers available for employees who test positive. A free list is available.
The 2006 President’s National Drug Control Strategy emphasizes two key points addressed by drug free workplace programs. The first is drug testing. The National Drug Control Strategy states: “In addition to creating a culture of disapproval towards drugs, drug testing also achieves three public health goals: it deters people from initiating drug use, it identifies those who have initiated drug use so that intervention can take place, and it helps identify those who have a dependency on drugs so they can be referred to treatment.” The second point states: “For adults, drug screening [at work] helps prevent initiation of use by sending a clear message that in order to work, one must be drug-free."
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Funding is provided by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities,
Division of Addictive Diseases, Office of Prevention Services & Programs.