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Topics: alcohol, drugs, workers, workplaces

Info to help you maintain a drug-free work environment.

Prevalence, severity

CDC Vital Signs
Mon, 2012-01-02

Highlights: New estimates show that binge drinking is a bigger problem than previously thought ... This behavior greatly increases the chances of getting hurt or hurting others due to car crashes, violence, and suicide.

DFBS note: As you know from our training, the vast majority of problem drinkers are employed.

The Partnership at
Tue, 2011-10-18

Highlights: The costs to society from excessive drinking add up to $2 per drink, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ... Binge drinking means binge spending ... the hangover is being passed on to all of us in the workplace and the health and criminal justice systems.

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