September is National Recovery Month. While mental illness and depression do not automatically lead to substance abuse, the symptoms of these issues can be related. This week’s GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk discusses Recognizing the Signs of Depression and Substance Abuse.

Signs of Depression and Substance Abuse



REMINDER: These are only possible symptoms. If you see someone exhibiting symptoms, do not assume that they are either depressed or abusing substances. Instead, express your concern and suggest that they seek additional help.


September is National Recovery Month

The main goals of National Recovery Month are to encourage employers to create an open environment for their workers, to reduce the stigma of substance abuse, and to support workers who are seeking help.



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