Drug Free Workplace PA

DFWPA was established to assist in the creation and implementation of drug free workplace programs for Pennsylvania businesses and to educate communities about the dangers of substance use. 

Who We Support

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Employers

Not sure where to start? Learn more about Drug Free Workplace PA and how we can help you, schedule workplace education opportunities, take free online courses designed for you and your employees, build your own policy, and discover the value of becoming a Recovery Friendly Workplace.

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Job Seekers

We have many resources for job seekers just like you through our Recovery Friendly Workplace program and resources page or you can simply text WORKPA to 844-469-4690. We are here to help.

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Families & Commuities

Whether you’re a loved one seeking resources to help a family member or a community official offering resources to your citizens, Drug Free Workplace PA can help. Learn more about us, our family education resources, free online courses and our on-site training opportunities.

Online Courses

Our free online courses are available to you 24/7 addressing substance use and recovery topics at home, in our communities, and in the workplace. No matter your need, we have information and resources to serve you.

Educational Series for the Workplace

These courses are designed to raise awareness, give practical information and help empower everyone in the workplace to make better choices at work and at home. The many stressors that employees and supervisors face can be overwhelming, but with support they can manage and balance their lives in healthier ways.

Educational Series for Families

Substance use does not only affect the individual using; it impacts the dynamics of their entire family.  Our Family Education program is designed to educate families on how they should proceed when helping a loved one struggling with substance use and what they may expect along the way.

Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative

FREE employment support services to people in or seeking recovery in Pennsylvania. Text WORKPA to 844-469-4690 and a Recovery Friendly Workplace PA support specialist will assist you. 

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Going Beyond a Drug Free Workplace:  The Employer's Role in Addressing Substance Use

Jun 22, 12:00pm

Going Beyond a Drug Free Workplace: The Employer's Role in Addressing Substance Use

Join Drug Free Workplace's Donna Creager in partnership with the York Opioid Collaborative for a virtual talk on Going Beyond a Drug Free Workplace: The Employer's Role in Addressing Substance Use. The event will be a lunch and learn format using Zoom. More details and a link to the event will be provided closer to time. We hope to see you there!... See MoreSee Less

13 interested  ·  2 going
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TRAINING

Jun 25, 9:30am - Jun 25, 11:00am

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TRAINING

During this DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TRAINING, you will learn:

1) The goals of an EAP and how it supports your Drug Free Workplace.
2) The essential components of an EAP.
3) Services offered by an EAP.
4) How an EAP helps employees.
5) Various types of EAP's and how they work.

Register here: events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=t7pik9jab&oeidk=a07ehowp7sv0f6b9711
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1 interested
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - EMPLOYEE DRUG & ALCOHOL AWARENESS

Jul 9, 9:30am - Jul 9, 11:00am

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - EMPLOYEE DRUG & ALCOHOL AWARENESS

To equip employees across the commonwealth the information, resources and tools needed to promote healthy drug-free lifestyles within their workplace, home and community.

During this DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TRAINING, you will learn:

1) A brief overview of the cost of substance abuse to society and in the workplace.

2) An overview of the five components of a drug free workplace program.

3) A brief overview of the science of addiction and the classes of drugs.

4) Recognizing signs and symptoms
of drug abuse.

Register here: events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=t7pik9jab&oeidk=a07ei2oeqm7e2c76c5b
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DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - SUPPORTING A LOVED ONE WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

Jul 16, 9:30am - Jul 16, 11:00am

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - SUPPORTING A LOVED ONE WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

This webinar is for families that have a loved one struggling with substance use disorder. The training has been developed to help parents/caregivers learn new ways to understand the behaviors associated with substance use, the process of change, and to learn new strategies that can both help their loved one initiate changes and support the process.

During this DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TRAINING, you will learn:

1) Emotional, Behavioral, and Physical Impact of Substance Misuse on the Family Unit

2) The Unspoken Rules of an Addicted Family Unit

3) How to be a Part of the Solution

4) Self-Care: Strengthening your Foundation

5) Having conversations – Strategies for improving communication

6) Available Resources

Register here: events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=t7pik9jab&oeidk=a07ei2ofxbae07b6fe2
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DRUG FREE WORKPLACE SUPERVISOR'S GUIDE- ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE IN THE WORKPLACE

Jul 23, 9:30am - Jul 23, 11:00am

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE SUPERVISOR'S GUIDE- ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE IN THE WORKPLACE

In "Addressing Mental Health & Substance Use in the Workplace: A Supervisor's Guide" employers will learn how to recognize and support employees struggling with mental health and substance use.

During this DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TRAINING, you will learn:

1) Understand workplace stress, burnout and self-medication.

2) Discover appropriate interventions using best practices.

3) Explore easy employee wellness screenings, tools & techniques to create a healthy workforce.

4) Learn about effective organizational benefits, resources and self-care strategies at work.


Register here: events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=t7pik9jab&oeidk=a07ei2ukypr83190ed2
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DRUG FREE WORKPLACE SUPERVISOR'S GUIDE- ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE IN THE WORKPLACE

Jul 30, 9:30am - Jul 30, 11:00am

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE SUPERVISOR'S GUIDE- ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE IN THE WORKPLACE

During this DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TRAINING, you will learn:

1) The goals of an EAP and how it supports your Drug Free Workplace.

2) The essential components of an EAP.

3) Services Offered by an EAP.

4) How an EAP helps employees.

5) Various types of EAP's and how they work.

Register here: events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=t7pik9jab&oeidk=a07ei2ohhzi8f9d3d69
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