Addictive behaviour in the workplace: how prepared are you?

Addictive behaviour can be hugely damaging to individuals and organisations. So what steps should you be taking to provide the support and help they need?

Majority of employers want to offer addiction support

A majority (54%) of employers would like to offer support gambling, alcohol, or drug addiction, yet just 4% do.

Employers must understand the causes of addiction

Marisa Smallman, a former broker and therapist, spoke of her struggles with addiction in the workplace at the This Can Happen: Empowering workplace mental health event

Employees fear losing jobs over addictions

Stigma around drug and alcohol addiction means many employees are put off seeking help