Addiction, Recovery, and Job Search

By preparing yourself for employment and understanding your rights, you will increase your potential for success. However, it is important to remember that part of job readiness is being clean and maintaining the commitment to recovery. As even the authors of No One is Unemployable, Debra L Angel & Elisabeth E. Harney, state “Those who are still using are not ready to work.”

Use the resources below to help you maximize your employment potential.

Websites:
Guide to the Treatment Process & Resources
Getting Hired during Recovery (Semel Institute)
Pamphlet – Know Your Rights (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services)
Substance Abuse Under ADA (US Commission on Civil Rights)

Disability Resources, Education & Training, Job Search Basics, Social Service Programs