On-demand Webinar: 4 Rules to Break to Impact Addiction in the Workplace

On-demand Webinar: 4 Rules to Break to Impact Addiction in the Workplace

The trauma of the past year has led to a surge in mental health needs—and addictive behaviors, both new and relapse. Addictions in the workplace can be compounded by the trauma of the past year.

For employers, especially those in states with low vaccination rates, the need to thoughtfully act to address addictions is particularly pressing. Here’s why: People with substance use disorders, including tobacco use, are at greater risk of worse (and costly) COVID-19 outcomes.

Employees need support now, and tomorrow, for these health issues to navigate a sustainable path forward. But traditional means to support these needs are unlikely to be enough.

Join this session to learn:

  • Rules to break to decrease addiction in the workplace
  • Ways to reduce the stigma of getting help for addiction
  • Tactical takeaways on how to meaningfully engage employees in digital programs for addiction



Amanda Graham, PhD
Chief of Innovations
EX Program by Truth Initiative

As Chief of Innovations, Dr. Amanda Graham leads the Innovations Center within Truth Initiative. The Innovations Center is dedicated to designing and building leading digital products for tobacco cessation, including the EX Program. She is internationally recognized as a thought leader in web and mobile quit-smoking interventions and online social networks and has been awarded over $15 million in research funding. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and serves on National Institutes of Health study sections and numerous journal editorial boards. Graham is Professor of Medicine (adjunct) at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.


Margaret LaPlante
EX Coach Lead
EX Program by Truth Initiative

Margaret LaPlante collaborates with the live chat team to ensure protocols are always current and research based. She trains the EX Coaches to get participants the help and medication support they need for a successful quit. Margaret has been delivering tobacco cessation coaching since 2004, helping others get the personalized help they need.

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