If you have known someone who has conquered drug addiction or alcoholism, then you probably have noticed the huge change that their personality went through during that process. While they may be back on their feet and ready to go after the addiction, they are NOT the same person you once knew. Their personality has changed, and it may even have changed so much that you wonder if it was wiped clean.
It is with this in mind that we write this article.
If your friend or loved one really has recovered from addiction and has stayed off of it for some time now, then the transformation is probably over. However, it is complete, there is no doubt about that. They are not the same person they were before. You still have your memories of what they were like before, and now they are a completely different person. This alone can destroy relationships, friendships, and families.
It is something that can easily happen to long term addicts who find recovery.
It is a part of what makes them affected by that disease for the rest of their lives. Many people can tell if someone has been an addict in the past. Their internal roots of their past are not as long as they would be, otherwise.
Mediscreen does not want this to happen to your business. If you have employees who need help, then maybe an Employee Assistance Program or getting sick leave to go home and help themselves would be useful. It is with great regret that you would do these things, we are sure, but it is in the best interests of your employees and your business for you to set up some sort of help for your workers if they are unable to perform their tasks without the aid of substance abuse.
Mediscreen provides NATA accredited drug screening. In fact, our onsite drug and alcohol screening services are the highest quality in the nation. We are proud of what our employees can do and of what we as a whole can do. If you and your workforce are looking to make Australia better and your business as a whole better, then contact Mediscreen today: (+61) 1300 79 70 40.