Addictive use of substances at work causes an enormous loss of productivity and safety for the company, as well as a higher turnover rate of the personnel. Surveys in the companies show that average percentage of 5%-11% of the employees suffer from addiction problems.
Corporate programs for addiction prevention should therefore be part of modern HR management
in private enterprises as well as public administrations. They allow an effective support of the
affected persons at their workplace and serve to lift the taboo on the subject. They are also
the most effective way to address a majority of the adult population with addiction preventive actions.