To meet the growing demand for alcohol, drug and prescription drug rehabilitation we need many more substance abuse centers and trained counselors in the Narconon East US sector which includes all states east of the Mississippi River and Louisiana.
Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) November 09, 2011
Narconon East US is now providing career training on an immediate basis in the fast growing substance abuse rehab sector which includes substance abuse prevention education. Prescription drug abuse now leads the field of drugs being abused and per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the Nation’s fastest-growing drug problem being classified as an epidemic. In Florida alone, there are 7 deaths a day from prescription drug abuse.
The recently released Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2008-09 Occupational Outlook shows the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors sector is expected to experience a 34% net increase in jobs in the next decade. Occupational Outlook Handbook (2008-09) - http://www.bls.gov/emp/optd/.
“We are currently experiencing rapid growth in our Narconon East US Substance Abuse Facilities with centers filled to capacity and the list of arrivals showing no signs of slowing. While the prescription drug abuse epidemic is a contributing factor to our filled centers and growth, another major influence is the over 75% success rate of the long-term Narconon Program,” says Yvonne Rodgers, Executive Director of Narconon East US.
“To meet the growing demand for alcohol, drug and prescription drug rehabilitation we need many more substance abuse centers and trained counselors in the Narconon East US sector which includes all states east of the Mississippi River, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean,” says Rodgers.
According to the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Summary of National Findings (http://oas.samhsa.gov/NSDUH/2k10NSDUH/2k10Results.htm, “In 2010, an estimated 22.6 million Americans aged 12 or older were current (past month) illicit drug users, meaning they had used an illicit drug during the month prior to the survey interview. This estimate represents 8.9 percent of the population aged 12 or older. Illicit drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used non-medically.”
The survey further reported that "slightly more than half of Americans aged 12 or older reported being current drinkers of alcohol in the 2010 survey (51.8 percent). This translates to an estimated 131.3 million people, which was similar to the 2009 estimate of 130.6 million people (51.9 percent)."
With this more people are needed immediately in this sector to fill the growing need for additional counselors, substance abuse facilities and drug abuse prevention educators. Those interested in careers with job security in the expanding field of Substance Abuse that is expected to increase 34% in the next 10 years should contact Narconon East US.
About Narconon East US
Narconon East US helps existing Narconon Centers in the East US, as well as establishing new Substance Abuse Facilities and Drug Prevention Education centers. The Narconon drug rehabilitation and education program was founded in 1966 by William Benitez and uses the drug-free rehabilitation and social education methodology based on research developed by American author and humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard. Narconon is dedicated to eliminating drug abuse and drug addiction through drug prevention, education and rehabilitation. The Narconon drug rehabilitation program routinely results in drug-free lives, with the majority of graduates going on to live stable, productive, drug-free lives. These Narconon graduates, whether drug-free for ten, twenty or even 45 years, demonstrate the success and results of Narconon program. If you know someone struggling with alcohol addiction or drug abuse, or are looking for a career in substance abuse visit http://www.narcononeastus.org or call 877-237-3307.