Substance Abuse and Breaking Down Barriers
May 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Employing and Managing Workers with Substance Use Disorder: The Impact on Your Bottom Line
One in 12 workers has an untreated substance use disorder. Many substance users are sensitive to the stigma of being labeled an addict or an alcoholic, and they fear retaliation. Studies show that employment has a positive impact on a worker’s recovery from substance use disorder. Employers can benefit from understanding and supporting their employee’s that struggle with substance use.
Time – 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Cost – No charge for members, $45 non-members
Speaker – Panel discussion facilitated by Beth Lohmann,
Beth Andrea Lohmann is the Integrated Services Coordinator at Milwaukee County Behavioral Health with a focus on employment services. Prior to joining the Community Access to Recovery Services team at the county, she spent 20 years working for Community Rehabilitation Programs developing and growing programs that focus on increasing inclusive programming.
Panel Members – To be Announced