“Substance abuse costs government and businesses huge amounts of money yearly. According to statistics, alcohol and drug abuse costs the USA $249 and $271.5 billion respectively, every year. Businesses lose $81 billion annually to drug abuse which is approximately 10% of annual payroll.
According to studies done by https://www.ukat.co.uk/ and represented by this infographic:
– Substance abuse is known to cause 40% of industrial accidents and 60% of all poor job performances.
– 83% of employees who have been hungover at work admit that it makes a difference in the way they work; 33% of employees admit to having been to work with a hangover and 22% admit to having made mistakes at the workplace as a result of being hungover.”
Read more from Addiction Helper (UK, 2018).
An infographic from the team at Addiction Helper