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Substance Misuse in the Workplace


According to Barnstable County Health and Human Services, individuals employed in the trades and service industries made up 65% of opioid overdose fatalities on Cape Cod. We discuss a new toolkit with resources to benefit both employers and employees. On The Point, we hear about the new Employer Toolkit that helps employers address substance abuse in the workplace.


Mindy Todd hosts Vaira Harik, Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ Senior Project Manager.


Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.