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We live, and work, in a culture where alcohol consumption is pervasive. Indulging, and even overindulging, are so normalized that those who abstain are usually viewed as different. It’s easy to underestimate how this behavior affects people who work hard to live a life in recovery. According to the National Institutes of Health, 75% of people who need help with substance use disorders (SUDs) don’t get treatment due to shame and stigma.

Especially this time of year, when alcohol is typically available at Thanksgiving-themed potlucks, in alcohol-related Secret Santa gifts, during office holiday parties, and at end of year champagne toasts, it’s critical employers take a careful look at how company traditions and celebrations could be negatively affecting your employees, and, your company culture.

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