Substance Abuse Counselor Job Growth
Here at the Academy for Addiction Professionals we believe that becoming a licensed drug and alcohol or mental health counselor is a fantastic move for personal and career development. No matter what specialization you choose you will be entering a growing industry that offers opportunity and job satisfaction.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected an employment increase of substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors of 21% between 2008 and 2018. Further the projected employment increase for mental health counselors during that same period is 24%. This underscores the significant prospects that those who enter the substance abuse and mental health counseling field may have.
Lear more about these projections at the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.
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