Employment Resources for People Recovering From Substance Abuse Issues
In the U.S., over 19 million Americans suffer from substance abuse issues. As ResumeBuilder.com points out, the road to recovery is long, filled with lifelong trials and tribulations—yet many people encounter one major challenge: reentering the workforce after achieving sobriety. In 2012, the National Medical Library Study noted that lack of employment and career prospects were a leading cause of relapse.
While reentering the workforce after treatment can be difficult, a person's past does not dictate their future. This guide from ResumeBuilder.com provides valuable insights and resources to assist anyone recovering from substance abuse issues drive their job search forward.