I found this article recently and thought it was a great way for employers to get more education on how to support their employees in recovery. Employees in recovery have their own unique needs, and historically most work environments have not acknowledged or addressed these needs. It is also important for employers to understand that some industries are more prone to employees having addiction, such as the construction industry. Not only would it be helpful and supportive for their employees to create a recovery friendly workplace, but it would also increase productivity. The article outlines a number of great ideas such as having peer support group meetings in the workplace, and also offering flexible schedules so that employees can get to therapy or treatment appointments.
Check it out!