How Can HR Head Off the Opioid Crisis?

Yesterday we heard from Ian Cook, Head of Workforce Solutions at Visier Analytics, about handling the opioid solution in the workplace. Today we’ll look at some of his suggestions including fact based conversations and planning ahead.

Step 2: Have fact-based conversations

While the current spotlight on the opioid crisis in the media is raising awareness of the issue as a systemic problem, you may still have employees who hold certain prejudices towards people struggling with addiction. Data points that illustrate where addiction-related absences are impacting your organization will enable you to have conversations that are rooted in fact.

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