Peers Supporting Recovery From Substance Use Disorders

This 2-pager provides an overview of peer specialist services for individuals receiving substance use disorder treatment or recovery services. The document defines peer support for these populations, describes services offered by peer specialists, and explains the benefits of peer recovery support services. Continue reading

Recovery Works: 3.0 Creating a Recovery Friendly Workplace Toolkit

The Connecticut Recovery Friendly Workplace (RFW) toolkit assists in creating a recovery friendly workplace. Resources in the toolkit include assessments of current practices, principles of a RFW, guidance for implementing a RFW policy including sample policies and communications documents, and links to additional resources such as training opportunities. Continue reading

Nevada Recovery Friendly Workplace Toolkit

The Nevada’s Recovery Friendly Workplace initiative’s digital toolkit includes sections on understanding recovery, offering recovery supports, educating the workplace, understanding substance use disorder treatment, and advice for creating policies to support recovery in the workplace. Continue reading

Opioids at Work Employer Toolkit

The National Safety Council’s toolkit was designed to help employers address opioids in the workplace. The toolkit includes fact sheets, presentations, videos, sample policies and more with specific materials for human resources professionals, supervisors, employees, safety professionals and links to related resources. Continue reading

Indiana Workforce Recovery

Indiana Workforce Recovery is a strategic partnership between the Wellness Council of Indiana, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and the Office of the Governor of Indiana. The website includes information about trainings and consultations, model policies and procedures, and information about upcoming events. Continue reading

Substance Use Recovery and Workplace Safety Program

Ohio’s substance use recovery and workplace safety program is an initiative piloted by the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation and the local Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Boards. The website includes information about the county-based initiative for employers including assistance in developing policies and procedures and training for employees and managers. Continue reading