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Life-Changing Food

By Kelsey Trotter on November 6, 2019

 

Mark Twain said, “An antidote to prejudice is travel.” If you go to a foreign country, you eat their food, talk with their people, and immerse yourself in a new culture. You start to have a better understanding of their way of life. Twain’s wisdom works as an antidote to the stigma surrounding addiction, too.

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Transportation Intermediaries Association Launches Alcohol and Drug Helpline to Support its More Than 1,800 Member Companies

By Addiction Policy Forum on October 2, 2019

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Driving Employees to Recovery

By Mark Powell on August 21, 2019

 
For over 90 years, Belden has manufactured high-end broadcast and industrial cables. Its 700 employees make it Richmond, Indiana’s second-largest employer.
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My Journey to Recovery: How an Employer Changed My Life

By Jay Ruais on August 14, 2019

On Tuesday, March 9, 2010, I awoke with a feeling that had become as expected as having the sunrise and set. I had a splitting headache and a nervous pit in my stomach as I dared to begin piecing together the night before.

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A New Kind of Employee

By Mark Powell on August 6, 2019

 

Back in 1964, two Des Moines women had a vision. They formed a clearinghouse for resources on alcohol use disorder called the National Council on Alcoholism. A decade later, a new executive director implemented several innovative programs. In one of them, he partnered with local businesses and public officials to create an employee assistance program. That’s when Employee and Family Resources was born.

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Addiction Policy Forum and the Transportation Intermediaries Association Announce a New Joint Employer’s Initiative

By Addiction Policy Forum on July 11, 2019

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