Category: Substance Abuse

Essential Employees & Drug Overdose: A Real Problem Facing Healthcare Workers

Apr 26, 2021 in Articles by

Drug overdoses have been a problem for a long time, but in recent months drug overdose occurrences have been on the rise, in particular overdose deaths related to opioid abuse. With a variety of drugs available and the stress of an ongoing pandemic, essential workers are at great risk of substance abuse and drug overdose. As our healthcare system continues to be strained throughout the pandemic, we are putting our essential healthcare workers at great risk once again when they need support and security. We can help by advocating for support for mental health, reducing the stigma of substance abuse […]