Speaker, Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ), "The Opioid Epidemic: What Employers Need to Know," Teaneck, NJ


November 2, 2016 | 8:00 AM - November 2, 2016 | 9:30 AM EST

CIANJ’s Healthcare Roundtable will tackle the growing problem of heroin addiction in New Jersey. Opioid abuse affects not only the individual – but also their family, friends, employers, and communities. It has been estimated that opioid abuse is costing American employers $10 billion according to the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Join our panel of experts as they discuss:

  • The prevalence of the addiction
  • Resources available to overcome addiction
  • Efforts by lawmakers to combat opioid addiction
  • An employer’s legal response when an employee suffers from addiction