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Work and Addiction: Admitting You Need Help

December 30, 2016|Employment and Addiction|

Who Is Affected By Addiction? Addiction is indiscriminate. It doesn’t just affect those who are already down on their luck. Many people who struggle with a substance use disorder are employed. (1) Today, work and addiction affect many people. But because addiction is often perceived negatively, such people may find it difficult to initiate their recovery in rehab. They may fear that letting their employer know they have an addiction could cause them to lose their job or negatively affect their future within the company. There are several factors to consider when it comes to seeking time off to [...]