Despite changes in workforce composition as a result of the pandemic, women have made great strides in the workplace. As of December 2019, women held 50.4% of positions.
But with the stresses of work, coupled with those related to COVID-19, there’s been a 41% rise in heavy drinking days among women, helping to create an undesirable distinction for women: the fastest- growing population of alcohol users in the U.S.
You'll walk away with an understanding of:
The risk of alcohol misuse for women
Short-term and long-term effects
Impacts and cost of alcohol in the workplace
How employers can help women in their organization
Women And Alcohol Addiction eBook
Get additional information on the causes, risks, and costs of alcohol misuse amongst women in the workforce and how you can protect your employees.
The Toll of Addiction in the Workplace
Learn about the impacts of substance abuse disorders within an organization, the available solutions, and how to choose the right strategy for your organization.
Yusuf Sherwani is the CEO and Co-Founder of Quit Genius, the world’s first technology-enabled digital clinic for multiple addictions. A medical doctor by training, and a technology enthusiast at heart, Yusuf, alongside his colleagues Maroof Ahmed and Sarim Siddiqui, developed a vision for the technology-driven addiction treatment platform that has helped over 750,000 people quit their addictions and improve their lives. He has co-authored 12 peer-reviewed studies on behavioral health and substance addictions and has been featured in 2018’s Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list as well as Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business.
Suzette Glasner, PhD
VP of Clinical Affairs, Quit Genius
Suzette Glasner, Ph.D., VP of Clinical Affairs at Quit Genius, is an Associate Professor at UCLA in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. As a licensed clinical psychologist and scientist, Dr. Glasner's research focuses on developing and testing digital behavioral treatments for addictions and related psychiatric and medical conditions, and understanding the “key ingredients'' of psychotherapy. She recently developed and is testing interventions that deliver these types of treatments using text messaging, social media, and other digital platforms. Dr. Glasner's award-winning book, The Addiction Recovery Skills Workbook (New Harbinger, 2015), integrates her scientific knowledge about the causes and most effective treatments for addictions, and more than a decade of clinical experience treating individuals and families who are affected by addictions and mental health difficulties.