National Alcohol Screening Day

Today is National Alcohol Screening Day. The day was created as a collaboration between the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAA), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the non-profit Screening for Mental Health (SMH). According to the NIAA, National Alcohol Screening Day is intended to “educate people about alcohol…

Can I Get Fired for Attending Addiction Treatment?

You may be ready to enter addiction treatment, but worried doing so could cost you your job. Fortunately, there are legal protections that allow you to attend substance use disorder treatment without worrying about job security. Any business with 50 or more employees, and public agency or school with any number of employees, is covered…