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Recovery Ready Workplaces | Presented by Bob Poznanovich + New Member Orientation/Refresher

  • 04/18/2024
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Bethlehem Lutheran Church 4310 Co Rd 137, St. Cloud, MN 56301


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In today’s workplace, it is vital to acknowledge and address the increasingly prevalent Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Mental Health (MH) needs of both employees and their dependents. This presentation aims to shed light on this pressing issue and delve into its multifaceted aspects. We will explore the financial and operational impact these challenges pose to workplaces and how organizations can proactively tackle them. Additionally, we will share insights into what forward-thinking companies are already doing to create supportive environments for their workforce. Furthermore, we will discuss the Department of Labor's groundbreaking initiative, "Recovery Ready Workplaces," and its significance in fostering healthier workplaces. Lastly, we will spotlight the invaluable role that Hazelden Betty Ford plays in assisting organizations in their journey towards fostering employee well-being and building more resilient and compassionate workplaces.

Leave this session with an understanding of:
  1. The Cost of Substance Use /Mental Health Disorders in the workplace—Creating Recovery Ready Workplaces
  2. The growing need in the workplace to address the SUD/MH needs of employees and dependents
  3. The cost and impact to the workplace
  4. What other organizations are doing to address the growing concern
  5. The Department of Labor’s initiative to create “Recovery Ready Workplaces
  6. How Hazelden Betty Ford can help

Bob Poznanovich is the chief business growth officer and a member of the Executive Leadership Team at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. He manages the organization's strategic relations with health systems, employers, insurance and managed care organizations, professional referents and other national accounts, along with the patient access and placement team. He also provides leadership to the executive director of the Arcadia Trails INTEGRIS Health Center for Recovery in Edmond, Oklahoma, where we provide leadership under a management agreement. 

Bob joined Hazelden Betty Ford in 2009 after many wide-ranging and successful business ventures elsewhere. Prior to joining the organization, he co-founded and served as the CEO of AiR Healthcare—a behavioral health organization that provides solutions to individuals, families and employers dealing with behavioral health issues. Before that, he spent over 20 years as a senior business development executive in the technology industry. He also co-authored the Hazelden Publishing title, It Is Not Okay to be a Cannibal: How to Stop Addiction from Eating Your Family Alive. On top of that, he also gives public speeches and media appearances to share his expertise on a variety of addiction-related topics, including the impact of addiction in the workplace. 

11:00am -11:30 am
New Member Orientation/Refresher
11:30am - 1:00pm - Lunch and program

$20 - members
$40 - non-members

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