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Recovery in the Workplace

Deidra Dain


Workplaces that have drug-free policies can strengthen their programs by learning about and understanding the recovery movements in mental health and addictions. These movements have generated approaches that can be very useful in workplace counseling and conventional treatment.


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Contributed on 10/11/2012

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