Chemical Pathology

Substance Abuse

In keeping with the Gauteng Health MEC's recent call on South Africans to fight substance abuse in our communities, Lancet Laboratories recognises the need for and the value of an Employee Assistance Programme in the workplace to combat this disease.

Alcohol and substance abuse are among the major challenges facing South African businesses.As the HR Manager, you know this chemical dependence is adversely affecting the employees in your organisation and impacting on their productivity.

Lancet believes that we can make a contribution to the community and the workplace by providing pathology laboratory testing of the highest standard for alcohol and substance abuse.

Our resident pathologist Dr Melissa Yssel, who specialises in toxicology and occupational health is available by appointment to conduct information sessions at your company and assist with substance abuse assessments for successful reintegration into the work environment as part of your organisations Employee Assistance Programme.

Please call Dr Yssel on 011 2427033 for an appointment.

Download this article in PDF format - Substance Abuse Aug 2010