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Did you know that 60% of people who report difficulties with addictive substances are employed full-time? This means that up to 20 million U.S. employees are using substances in a way that likely impacts their work or workplace. CSEAP is available to support employees who are concerned about addiction or problem use of substances. CSEAP also assists supervisors, managers, and leaders in responding to impairment impacting the workplace and addressing an employee-of-concern. National Business Group on Health, 2009.
Click on the collapsible menu topics below to assist in guiding your response to reasonable suspicion or impairment impacting the workplace. In addition, you will find links to the most recently updated Universal Policy and Technical Guide within in the menu topics below.
The 'BOAS' examples listed above are not exhaustive; See the 'RS observation form SAMPLE' below for many other signs and symptoms of substance use impacting the workplace. The sample form with accompanying checklist is available for download to all state agencies interested in customizing with their logo and making available to supervisors, managers, other leaders, and Human Resources.
For additional guidance on identifying possible impairment and best practice in response to reasonable suspicion, refer to the DPA Technical Guide on Reasonable Suspicion.
Services for Employees
Services for Supervisors, Leaders, HR
Supervisor Response to Reasonable Suspicion
Alcoholism in the Workplace
Impact of Marijuana Use on the Workplace
Drugs and the Workplace
Problematic Alcohol Use - Assessment and Resources
CSEAP offers presentations to Colorado state agency work settings on managing reasonable suspicion in the workplace. Click through the slides below for a preview of information presented either on-site or via webinar. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a presentation.