Do you feel that your substance abuse is causing lower productivity, an increase in tardiness and absenteeism, and putting you at job jeopardy? Navigating around entering treatment while still employed can feel like a challenge. This handbook can be utilized as a comprehensive guide to help you start. It is meant to serve as a self- directed process, which will enable you to learn about your rights as an employed individual who is in need of recovery. Picking up this handbook means that you have acknowledged the need for help. This handbook will serve as an introduction to the laws which can help you maintain your job while in treatment. Take the steps you need to protect yourself and start your path to new beginnings.