The number one tool for operational safety is an employee with a clear mind and a healthy body. NS offers confidential and free drug and alcohol rehabilitation services for employees and family members suffering from chemical dependency. NS wants everyone to work and live in a safe drug- and alcohol-free environment.
Access resources you need.
Through DARS counselors, you and your family can access a variety of confidential services:
- Alcohol and drug-abuse counselors
- Local programs, treatment centers, and hospitals
- Support groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Narcotics Anonymous
- Physicians who can help with substance abuse
Celebrate at the DARS Family Jubilee.
Celebrate your commitment to a drug- and alcohol-free workplace at the DARS Family Jubilee, which promotes a healthy lifestyle for NS employees and families and offers information on new DARS health and safety services. Attending the jubilee is a great way to expand your support network.
Are you making vacation plans for 2015?
Be sure to mark your calendars and plan to attend the upcoming 38th annual DARS* Family Jubilee to be held Aug. 7-9, 2015 at the Hotel Roanoke, in Roanoke, Va.
The DARS Family Jubilee supports the commitment of Norfolk Southern and Conrail to provide a drug and alcohol-free workplace, and promotes a healthy lifestyle for employees and family members. Attendees will learn more about these important health, safety, and service issues, including how employees and families can help make our workplace and homes entirely drug-free. Recovering employees and family members will expand their support group as we celebrate freedom from substance abuse at work and home.
All Norfolk Southern and Conrail employees, family members, and supporters are welcome and encouraged to attend. If you would like more information, contact the DARS manager at 1-800-552-2306, ext. 629-2447.
*Norfolk Southern Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Services (DARS) provides a resource for all employees and their family members to identify and resolve chemical dependency problems so they can work and live in a drug and alcohol-free environment.
For more info or to get on the DARS Jubilee mailing list, contact the DARS manager at 800-552-2306 or 757-629-2447.
Find a support group that’s right for you.
Your DARS counselor can help you find local support groups for overcoming chemical dependency, including local chapters of: