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Prevention and Education Services

Addictions in the Workplace

Could you spot the signs of substance use in the workplace? Even when it takes place off-the-clock, substance use can take a heavy toll on workers’ productivity, health, and happiness.
Worcester County Health Department can provide material and training to help managers and owners understand the signs of addiction in employees and to connect those in need to local treatment resources.

 Do You Know the Signs?

  • Excessive tardiness or absenteeism
  • Changes in appearance
  • Physical symptoms
  • Mood changes
  • Multiple trips to the bathroom



If you or someone you know struggles with substance use and needs help finding recovery resources,
dial 2-1-1 or call 410-213-0202.
Local treatment options are available through the Worcester Addictions Cooperative Service Center at 410-213-0202.