LMM Drug Free Statement

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry believes that it is important to provide a healthful, safe and secure workplace and educational environment for all staff and program participants.  LMM is taking steps to address the problem of substance use that negatively affects every workplace, including ours.  LMM is concerned with the health and well-being of all staff and program participants.

Consistent with the spirit and intent of LMM’s commitment to provide a safe and healthful workplace, we cannot condone and are not able to tolerate behaviors on the part of staff members and program participants that relate to the following substance use:

  • Use of illegal drugs
  • Misuse of alcohol
  • Consumption of alcohol on LMM premises or worksites
  • Sale, purchase, transfer, trafficking, use, or possession of any illegal drug
  • Arrival or return to work under the influence of any drug (legal or illegal) or alcohol to the extent that job performance is affected
  • Using prescribed drugs at other than prescribed doses

The consequences stated in the Workforce Development Drug Free Statement will apply to anyone who violates the above guidelines.  LMM holds all staff and program participants accountable in the matter of substance use.  Violations of the guidelines may result in any of the following:

  • Referral to the Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Referral to an accepted treatment plan
  • Disciplinary Action Report
  • Suspension from the program (may not return until an opening is available)
  • Termination from the program