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Substance Abuse & Addiction

Signs and Symptoms

• Inconsistent work quality
• Reduced work  pace
• Difficulty focusing on tasks
• Increased mistakes or errors in judgment
• Sudden inability to fulfill complex assignments
• Coming to work inappropriately dressed or not well groomed, lacking hygiene
• Unhealthy appearance
• Chronic irritability, mood swings or attitude changes
• Constant extended weekends, excessive absenteeism
• Consistently arriving late or leaving early
• Overall reduction in productivity
• Unusual behavior
• Increase arguments or conflict with employees and sudden isolation
• Accident prone, on and off job
Source: Brookhaven Retreat Treatment Center