Professional Life

Will I Lose My Job If I Go To Rehab?

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Will I Lose My Job If I Go To Rehab? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health, nearly 70% of all persons using illicit drugs are employed either part-time or full-time. If you are currently suffering from an addiction and are employed, you may be

Teachers and Substance Abuse in Today’s Environment

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: November 27, 2020 Updated: December 7, 2020 Substance abuse can be found among teachers just as in every other segment of society. At Lakeview Health’s Florida location, we have helped many teachers and other professionals overcome substance use disorders. Learn more about teachers and substance abuse and how we

Healthcare Professionals and Drug Abuse

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By Michael Rass Michael Rass Published: November 17, 2020 Updated: December 7, 2020 People with addiction are often portrayed as hopeless social derelicts or hedonistic rock stars. Rarely are media articles about substance use disorders accompanied by images of well-dressed, intoxicated lawyers, or pictures of healthcare professionals misusing drugs from the pharmacy. In reality, however,

The Importance of Addiction Treatment for Medical Professionals

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Published: November 9, 2020 Updated: December 7, 2020 Medical professionals face some of the most intense experiences throughout their day. They see trauma often, and even if they try to remain true professionals, some of that comes home with them. Being unable to do something or fix a problem can

Under The Influence of Alcohol at Work?

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By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: May 1, 2020 Updated: May 1, 2020 Many people are struggling and under the influence of alcohol at work, despite knowing that it will jeopardize their employment, not to mention their families well being? Whether they keep a bottle of vodka in their desk drawer or have

Employee Drug And Alcohol Policy For Employment Protection

By Lakeview Health Staff Lakeview Health Staff Published: February 7, 2017 Updated: March 22, 2021 “The United States has a serious substance misuse problem,” the Surgeon General stated bluntly in his recent report on addiction. Among other things, the report calls for “improved access to evidence-based treatment.” One reason a lot of people with substance