The Employment Support Service Is Here To Help Employees And Employers

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If you’rean employee, or know someone who’s employed and are struggling with alcohol ordrug misuse then the Employment Support Service is here to help.

Or, if you’rean employer, or know someone who’s an employer and they’ve confided in you thatan employee of theirs is struggling with alcohol or drug misuse then the EmploymentSupport Service is here to help them, too.

InformationFor Employees

TheEmployment Support Service is a free, confidential service offering advice andsupport. They can help you if these things are familiar to you:

• You’reworried about your alcohol and/or drug use?

• Have youmissed work or been late because of a hangover?

• Do you feelyour concentration is affected by alcohol, drugs or prescribed medication?

• Is thealcohol and/or drug use of someone close to you having an impact on your life?

InformationFor Employers

TheEmployment Support Service is a free service which:

• Offerstraining to promote awareness of substance misuse issues to encourage a safeand healthy working environment.

• Providesindividually tailored support to people affected by substance misuse, to enablethem to remain in employment and improve their general state of health.

• Supportsemployers in developing policies and procedures in the workplace, related tothe use of alcohol and drugs.

As anemployer, it will help you:

• Maintain astable and productive workforce

• Minimises disruption and problematic issues in the workplace as a result of substancemisuse

• Reducesickness absences and save money!

Have a readof the bilingual posters attached to the left of this article for moreinformation.

Don’t letalcohol and drug misuse hinder your future or your employees’ future.

To requesta referral form, you can contact Drug Aid on:

01685 721991

Related Article: Drugs And Alcohol Single Point Of Access (DASPA) Information

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