Employers across Ohio are being impacted by our nation's current drug trends - the unprecedented increase in rates of positive workplace drug tests, legalized marijuana, and the misuse of prescription pain medications and other opioids. The threats these issues pose to safety and operations can leave employers confused and apprehensive about how to best protect their bottom lines and the well-being of their workforces - and the workforce of the future! Working Partners will explore these new trends and share information, resources, and next steps about how employers can take action.
1. Raise awareness about three drug trends currently impacting the readiness of Ohio's workforce.
2. Raise awareness of the operational impact of these issues on the workplace and worforce.
3. Review best practices for addressing risks associated with these trends.
4. Raise awareness about available resources, including the Ohio Chamber of Commerce's Opioid Toolkit.
Regina Bond is a client care consultant and trainer with Working Partners®, joining the company in 2008. In this role, Regina delivers employee education and supervisor training to clients at their company locations, in the Working Partners® classroom and on the web.
She holds a Social and Human Services Associate of Applied Science degree from Columbus State Community College and a Bachelor of Science, Global Management and Communication degree from Wilberforce University.
Regina is married and the mother of two sons.