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.
samhsa.gov – SAMHAS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
thesimpledollar.com – How to Pay for Addiction Treatment
Help.org – Help.org exists to help individuals and families make safer and smarter choices. From finding an addiction center that is best for you to providing fact-based research and resources, Help.org provides everything you need to know in order to make the best decisions for your life.
Detox Local – A nationwide directory of detox centers for both drugs and alcohol. The focus is on detox centers near you. The comprehensive directory lists detox centers by state, zip code, or through an interactive map. Depending on the specific drug someone was using, they may need a certain type of detox and that is made easy at Detox Local.
drugrehab.com – Providing information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions.
New Directions for Women – Resources and treatments available for women struggling with substance abuse and how they can find long-term solutions.
Addiction Treatment Services: Resource Directory – Addiction Treatment Services provides updated and accurate information on substance abuse and recovery resources around the country. The directory of nationwide addiction treatment resources includes organizations, listings of state agencies, and insurance coverage information that may be of assistance to those seeking drug or alcohol rehab treatment.