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Archives: November2019
Drugs in football: Addiction and doping in the game
Posted by Julian Coxon
on 27 Nov 2019
Doping is arguably far less prominent in football than in other sports such as athletics and cycling where there have been high profile cheating scandals. That said, there have been a number of cases throughout the years around footballers using illicit substances whether for the purpose of performance enhancements or otherwise. There are those who…

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How to help an employee with a drug or alcohol problem
Posted by Tanya Boyce
on 14 Nov 2019
Ensuring your company is well equipped to help an employee with a drug or alcohol problem is something best achieved if it is considered and planned for before a problem actually comes to light. It is a matter of workplace culture, procedure and policy and achieved through being: A supportive, compassionate and open employer.Drawing up…

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How to deal with work burnout
Posted by Martin Preston
on 05 Nov 2019
‘Burnout’ has been a recognised phenomenon since the 70s but was only added to the International Classification of Diseases manual this year. In the manual, burnout is described as a syndrome ‘resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.’ Yet, even that description may not really tell the full story.  Helping shed…

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Alcohol Awareness Week: Why It’s More Important Than Ever
Posted by David Williams
on 04 Nov 2019
"I was drinking a couple of bottles of whiskey a week, having a few glasses every night.” David, 50. “Every evening I’d drink a bottle of wine while I watched TV, it was the only way I could unwind and sleep,” Kelly, 42.  “I started downing a vodka before I opened the wine just to…

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