A New Joint Employer’s Initiative

By Addiction Policy Forum

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

July 11, 2019 – Alexandria, VA – National nonprofit, Addiction Policy Forum, and Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the voice of third-party logistics, have announced a partnership to address substance use disorders in the workplace. TIA will be the first association to offer this free resource to its membership in efforts to address this national epidemic.

The partnership will include educational materials that TIA members can share with their employees, along with access to a 24/7 alcohol and drug helpline staffed by counselors and an evidence-based smartphone app for individuals seeking additional recovery support. The helpline will also allow employees to receive advice when dealing with an employee they suspect is having a substance abuse problem.

“We are thrilled to partner with TIA on this initiative. Employers can play such a vital role in helping individuals address issues with substanc