People who are dealing with drug addictions can become irritable at work, and could even make mad decisions at work if they were acting under the influence. This is not productive under any working conditions, and cause an almost unthinkable number of problems at your work place. A person bringing illegal drugs to the work place could bring unwanted legal action against your business, and everything economically would just snowball from there, and ultimately cause even more problems than one could originally expect.
If an employer is thinking a person may be taking drugs, the easiest and safest way to be sure is to simply confront the person about it. Sneaking around and trying to find out isn’t going to help the problem, you need to be up front and direct. If that doesn’t work, that you can ask them to submit to a drug test, but only if you are certain they are under the influence and are using drugs.
Drug abuse also does not just affect the person taking the drugs, it tends to have a ripple effect that can spread beyond a person’s work or family life. Everyone person a drug user is it contact with can be affected by them using drugs, and it can cause of nasty chain of events that nobody wants to see happen. Drugs can change who a person is, and can make them interact harshly towards people. People can loose friends, relationships, or even loved ones or family members if they are abusing drugs and not taking care of themselves as they should be. Drugs can come between people, and they tend not to improve any situation as much as people sometimes claim they might.
Drugs can ruin a person’s life from top to bottom. Not only can drug abuse cost a person their job, and possibly time in jail, it can also cost them all their friends and family that surround them. Drugs could in the end take away everything that means anything to you in life, and therefore are not something that should be