Facts and Stats

Did you know that nearly 75% of all adult illicit drug users are employed?


Many government studies reveal that 1 out of every 6 workers has a problem and show that drug abusers on average:

  • Cost employers $10,000 annually per employee
  • Cost companies 300% more in medical costs and benefits 
  • Are absent up to 16 times more often
  • Are 1/3 less productive
  • Admitted selling drugs to co-workersAdmitted stealing from employers

The benefits of a Drug-Free Workplace program include:

  • Increased productivity
  • Increased employee moral
  • Safer work environment
  • Reduction in Worker’s Compensation rates
  • Reduction in health care rates
  • Reduced turnover and absenteeism


A study performed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the USA determined that drug abuse costs American businesses $81 Billion in lost productivity each year! What is it costing you by not having a Drug-Free Workplace Program?