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Free Employer Opioid Strategy Sessions Around the State

The Indiana Workforce Recovery initiative has a series of free strategy events taking place throughout the state over the next few months in its efforts to combat substance use disorder in the workplace. Indiana Workforce Recovery is a joint partnership among the Wellness Council of Indiana, the Indiana Chamber of and Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration; it was established one [...]

2019-02-01T13:47:25+00:00February 1st, 2019|

Terre Haute Employers Invited to Opioid Strategy Meeting January 29; First of State Series

Employers in Terre Haute and the surrounding area are encouraged to attend the first Employer Opioid Strategy meeting from the Indiana Workforce Recovery initiative, a partnership of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Wellness Council of Indiana and Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration. The Terre Haute meeting will serve as a kickoff to a series of employer convenings around the [...]

2019-01-14T10:12:41+00:00January 14th, 2019|

Employers: We Need Your Input in Crucial Survey on Workplace Substance Use

We know the numbers: Of those Hoosiers who are struggling with substance use disorder and drug issues, 58% of them are working. And they’re working across the state – in all manner of industry, company size and job title. What are employers doing to help those employees with substance use disorder or those who are in recovery? This is [...]

2018-11-12T17:15:54+00:00November 13th, 2018|

Now Open: Important Chamber Survey on Substance Misuse in Workplace

The Indiana Workplace Substance Use & Recovery Survey is underway, and we urge you to take the time to complete it. The online survey will assess business perceptions, attitudes, knowledge and current practices as they relate to addressing and preventing substance abuse in the workplace. In February, the Indiana Chamber and the Wellness Council of Indiana announced Indiana Workforce [...]

2018-11-07T00:13:51+00:00November 7th, 2018|

Latest on Efforts to Combat Opioid Epidemic – Employee Substance Abuse Treatment Program and Chamber’s Indiana Workforce Recovery Initiative

A new law (via HB 1007) requires the state’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) – a branch of Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) – to establish best practice guidelines to assist employers with employees who agree to participate in a drug education and addiction treatment program. DMHA is also to promote voluntary participation by employers [...]

2018-05-11T14:01:14+00:00May 11th, 2018|

Chamber, Wellness Council Team With Governor to Assist Employers in Battling Opioid Epidemic

It’s official! The Indiana Chamber and Wellness Council of Indiana are joining forces with Gov. Eric Holcomb and his administration in its effort to combat the opioid epidemic. Today’s announcement: the Indiana Workforce Recovery initiative. The impact of drug abuse on Hoosiers, families and communities has been well documented. Those negative consequences of individual addiction have spread to the [...]

2018-02-09T13:23:39+00:00February 9th, 2018|