Tag: drug abuse
Do you suspect that a co-worker is abusing drugs or alcohol and impaired while at work? What are the signs? What should you do about it?
1 in 10 of nurses may be impaired due to the abuse of drugs or alcohol.
Substance abuse, or also known as drug abuse, is a disorder of continuum of phases incorporating a cluster of cognitive, behavioral, and physiological symptoms that include loss of control over use of the substance and a continued use of the substance despite adverse consequences.