529 S. Elizabeth St.

Lima, OH 45804

419-222-5120

This project is based on best practices of drug-free workplace initiaties and aligns work organizations, who qualify to enroll in Ohio BWC's Drug-Free Safety Program for a discount on their workers' compensation insurance. 

What is We Care at Work?

WE CARE AT WORK

Drug-Free Workplace Policy & Program Development

Paid for by the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin Counties, participating companies will complete the Working Partners Program to develop comprehensive drug-free workplace (DFWP) policies/programs.

Employee Education

Paid for by each business and facilitated on-site by PVFF. Other delivery options for employee education include Training of Trainers (TOT), webinars and On Demand courses. Curriculum will be developed and technically supported by Working Partners and covers a broad trande of relevant topics.

Supervisor Training

Paid for by each busines and facilitated on-site by PVFF. Other delivery options for supervisor training include Training of Traniers (TOT), webinars and On Demand courses. Curriculum will be developed and technically supported by Working Partners and cover a broad range of relevant topics.

Drug & Alcohol Testing

Each business will have access to group-prices qualitifed testing through membership into the Working Partners Consortium, utilizing local and regional collection facilities.

Employee Assistance Services

Employees who either voluntarily seeek assistance or test positive on a workplace drug test will be connected to a wide variety of workplace-specific services including:

  • Screening and Briefing Intervention

  • Referral

  • Alcohol and other drug awareness

  • STEPS Program

  • Array of treatment programs

Drug-Free Services

SCREENING/BRIEF INTERVENTION

Paid for by the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board through a contract with Coleman Professional Services, employers will have the ability to refer employees for on-site assessments for substance use disorders.

STEPS PROGRAM

This program is designed for those who do not meet the level of care for long-term treatment but there is some question as to the severity of the problem. STEPS focuses on the effect of substance abuse/use, psychological, social and biological influences, phases of use, withdrawal and risk guidelines.

REFERRAL

Employees who have been assessed will be referred to the proper community programs at the correct level of care. Assistance services will be paid for by each employee via his or her insurance or sliding fee scale, based on assessed need by a company's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) or Coleman Professional Services.

OUTPATIENT PROGRAM

Intensive outpatient treatment: 

Intensive treatment designed for those who have been identified as having a substance dependance issue. Treatment services are more intensive than standard outpatient services.

 

Outpatient treatment: 

Treatment is designed for those who have been identitied as having a substance dependance issues. Treatment services are indiviualized with recommendations being based on length of substance use, what substance is being used, whether the person has had previous treatment, etc.

ALCOHOL/OTHER DRUG AWARENESS

This an educational group that focuses on basic education regarding substance use and abuse and its effects on one's body. This program would most commonly be used for those with an abuse diagnosis who may have encountered their first legal consequence as a result of their use.

MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT

Services provided by a medical professional directly related to the use of medications to provide a whole patient approach to the treatment of certain substance disorders.

PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES

Wright Distribution Centers, Inc.

City of Lima

Crossroads Crisis Center

PVFF

Spherion of Lima, Inc.

Auglaize County Commissioners

MAC Athletics

AUDIT - Spherion of Lima, Inc.

MLJ Hardin County District Library

Buehler Asphalt Paving

Hedstrom Plastic West

Health Partners of Western Ohio

Lima Pallet Company

Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services

Dennis Ley Insurance

General Aluminum

ServPro of Lima

Buschur Electric, Inc.

Mercy Unlimited

Nidec Corporation

AAP St. Mary's Corp.

Allen County Council on Aging

Reineke Lincoln, Inc.

Thermal Technology, Inc.

All Service Glass

Golden Giant, Inc.

Hope Ministry Park (New Hope Fellowship)

Kenton Iron

Liberty Casting

Lakeview Farms

UMADAOP

Village of Ada

Crime Victim Services

Tuttle Construction, Inc.

Kohli & Kaliher Associates, Inc.

Wannemacher Enterprises, Inc.

West Ohio Food Bank

Wright Consolidated, Inc.

“Extremely valuable information and collaboration.” 
- Emily Wrencher, Crossroads Crisis Center
“The course was not limited to just the policy. There was a thorough training done about all the things surrounding drugs and alcohol.”
- Jessica Ulmer, Kenton Iron Products 
“Easy to understand language and comfortable atmosphere and taught the policy and how to understand policy.” 
“Thank you for taking time with us individually. It is refreshing to learn from an enthusiastic individual.” - Sheila Umstead, MAC Athletics 
“The information I received was current.” - Larry Jones, Liberty Casting 

WE CARE AT WORK DOWNLOADS

Learn more about the WE CARE AT WORK initiative, utilizing the Working Partners Program and designed as an innovative strategy designed to secure the economic stability of local businesses by growing a DRUG-FREE workforce.

Learn more about the WE CARE AT WORK initiative, utilizing the Working Partners Program and designed as an innovative strategy designed to secure the economic stability of local businesses by growing a DRUG-FREE workforce.

Interested in applying for We Care at Work for your business or organizaion? Download a copy of our application and follow submission guidelines at end of the form.

We Care at Work Overview Sheet

If you are in crisis call 1-800-567-HOPE (4673) or text 741 741.