- 17 Mar
Most people who are addicted to substances have jobs and pay…
Most people who are addicted to substances have jobs and pay taxes. However, getting high on the job, before you come to work, or even after you leave the office can have a severe impact on your career, reputation, and safety. Drug rehabilitation might be your last chance in keeping your job.
76% of substance addicts are actively employed. However, many staff members who have an addiction bypass treatment, as they are worried about losing their jobs. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights claims that 10 to 25% of the workforce in America has shown up for work under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Most staff with a substance issue might attempt to conceal their addiction and keep working, risking damage to their careers even further. Getting help for an addiction to a substance is important for the professional success of an employee, and most often, employers tend to help valued staff with their recovery.
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