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SAMHSA News - September/October 2007, Volume 15, Number 5


Workplace Helpline Active

photo of telephoneSAMHSA recognizes that substance abuse presents issues for employers and employees across the Nation. To help, a new toll-free number is available.

“Substance abuse is a serious problem for the health, well-being, and productivity of everyone in the workplace,” said SAMHSA Administrator Terry L. Cline, Ph.D. “One important way SAMHSA is addressing this public health risk is with a helpline for employees and businesses dealing with problems related to substance abuse.”

The helpline—1-800-WORKPLACE (1-800-967-5752)—provides advice on programs that can make a dramatic difference to everyone in the workplace, with information available on programs such as substance abuse policy development, supervisor and employee substance abuse education, employee assistance, and drug testing. End of Article

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Inside This Issue
Reducing Wait Time Improves Treatment Access, Retention
Part 1
Part 2
What Is NIATx?
What Is Process Improvement?
STAR-SI in Action: South Carolina
STAR-SI Participants
 ACTION Campaign
From the Administrator: Striving for Quality…
One Step at a Time


Grant Awards Announced

NSDUH: Prescription Drugs Still a Concern

Celebrating Recovery Month

Workplace Report: Employees & Drug Use

Workplace Helpline Active

Co-Occurring Disorders: Integrating Services

Science and Service Awards

CMHS Advisory Council: New Members Named

Presidential Award Bestowed

Prevention Journal Spotlights Homelessness, Mental Illness

TAP 29: Managing Treatment System Performance

Criminal Justice & Treatment: New Brochure


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SAMHSA News - September/October 2007, Volume 15, Number 5