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Together Arkansas

Working together for a drug-free workforce.

Opioid-use disorder is affecting businesses of every kind — from small operations to large corporations — creating daily challenges for employers and touching the lives of employees and their families. More than ever, employers are challenged to find a ready, drugfree workforce, and to help existing employees who are dealing with drug-related issues of their own, or someone they care about. This crisis is too big to go it alone — it will take all of us, including the business community.

That’s where our coalition, Together Arkansas, comes in. The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and AFMC to provide employers with a toolkit of resources they can use — free of charge — to help them prepare, prevent, and respond to this crisis.

Together, we can create a healthier, drug-free workforce.

  • The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce / Associated Industries of Arkansas logo
  • AFMC
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Digital outreach sponsor Walmart

Who’s talking about Together Arkansas

Together Arkansas is a collaborative approach to opioid-use disorder involving private business, the government sector, healthcare, treatment providers, law enforcement, and other agencies and organizations interested in curbing the prevalence of substance use in Arkansas. Together, we can create a healthier, drug-free workforce

Endorsed by Arkansas Drug Director Kirk Lane
Endorsed by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge

Need help?

If you or someone that you care about is dealing with opioid-use or substance-use disorder, please reach out and seek treatment. Find help by contacting the national drug addiction helpline (24/7/365) at 1-800-644-HELP (4357) or the Arkansas Mental Health & Addiction Support Line at 1-844-763-0198.