Substance abuse affects approximately ten percent of all adults. In North America alone, almost 40 million people are affected by substance abuse. Due to both the prevalence of substance abuse, as well as its detrimental effects on the workplace, every organization should have a Drug-Free Workplace Policy such as the one modeled in this training video. A Drug-Free Workplace Policy is the first step to mitigating the risks of substance abuse. This course demonstrates how to recognize the difference between “use” of alcohol and drugs and “abuse” of those substances. There are clear signs when an individual is abusing drugs or alcohol to indicate appropriate action must be taken. This course shows these signs, as well as appropriate responses for dealing with suspected substance abuse. Utilize the information presented in this training video to help you recognize and eliminate substance abuse in the workplace.