A practical manual to setting up and managing substance abuse prevention programmes. It examines the advantages of establishing workplace substance abuse initiatives and shows how enterprises of all sizes can set up and implement their own programmes to deal with this growing problem. This book looks at the physiological effects of alcohol and drugs, and the array of problems relating to intoxication, regular use and dependency as they affect the workplace. It considers the overall paradigm shift towards prevention and demonstrates why the workplace is an appropriate place to launch alcohol and drug prevention programmes. It presents a framework and step-by-step guidance on designing, implementing and sustaining prevention programmes. It also provides examples of alcohol and drug policies from companies around the world, useful checklists, and self-assessment tools.