Businesses Impacted by Opioid Crisis


Survey Says 67% of Businesses Impacted by Opioid Crisis, HR Pros Not Trained to Handle Impact

A recent survey conducted by The Hartford found that 67 percent of businesses surveyed are impacted by the opioid crisis, and 65 percent of those polled feel impacted financially.

The survey “drew from 2,000 U.S. workers and 500 HR leaders”. further reports that:

    • 64 percent of HR professionals surveyed said they were not trained to help employees suffering from addiction.
    • Only 25 percent of HR focused survey participants felt they could spot signs of opioid addiction.

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The information included in this blog post originally appeared in an article from on November 28, 2018, written by Joe Cooper.


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