Here are publications, places and numbers for employers and employees seeking help with drug abuse problems.
Drug Abuse in the Workplace: An Employer's Guide for Prevention. 1987. By Mark A. Bernardo (Washington: U.S. Chamber of Commerce).
Alcohol & Drugs in the Workplace: Costs, Controls, and Controversies: A BNA Special Report, 1986. (Washington : Bureau of National Affairs).
Urine Testing for Drugs of Abuse. 1986. By Richard L. Hawks and C. Nora Chiang, editors (Rockville: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration).
Urine Testing in the Workplace. 1985. By Lee I. Dogoloff and Robert T. Angarola (Rockville: The American Council for Drug Education).
Strategies for Employee Assistance Programs: The Crucial Balance. 1986. By William J. Sonnenstuhl and Harrison M. Trice (Ithaca, N.Y.: ILR Press).
Preventing Alcohol and Drug Abuse Through Programs at the Workplace. 1987. By Diana Chapman Walsh and Susan E. Kelleher. Worksite Wellness Series. (Washington: Washington Business Group on Health and U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion).
FILMS & VIDEOS
Everything Looks so Normal. Looks at an apparently normal company that is actually rife with drug abuse, and what supervisors can do to detect the problem and intervene. 30 minutes. (Coronet/MTI Film & Video, 108 Wilmot Rd., Deerfield, Ill. 60015.)
Whose Problem Is It? Dramatized case history of how drug abuse saps a worker's health, career, life and productivity. 25 minutes. (Coronet/MTI Film & Video.)
Drugs in the Workplace. 1985. How labor and management can work together to combat employee drug abuse. (Hazelden Educational Materials, Pleasant Valley Rd., Box 176, Center City, Minn. 55012-0176.)
Employees and Treatment: A Guide for Supervisors. 1984. Tips for intervening with a chemically dependent employee. (Hazelden Educational Materials.)
1-800-COCAINE. Toll-free information and referral hotline for drug abusers. Based at Fair Oaks Hospital, Summit, N.J.
1-800-843-4971. Toll-free hotline for employers trying to clean up drug abuse at the workplace. Sponsored by National Institute on Drug Abuse, Rockville.
1-213-825-3736. Computer bulletin board with up-to-date information on drug abuse bibliographies, consultants, organizations, films, etc. For IBM-compatible microcomputers. Based at the University of California in Los Angeles.
National Institute on Drug Abuse. Office of Workplace Initiatives. Provides information and advice to employers about drug abuse problems. J. Michael Walsh, director, Office of Workplace Initiatives, NIDA, Room 10A-53, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville 20857.