In the United States, 17.6 million people suffer from alcohol abuse. 5 million emergency room visits are drug-related. With these numbers being so high, it's no wonder some people want to dedicate their career to make a difference.
If you're wondering how you can become a drug and alcohol counselor, you came to the right place.
This NO COST Video Series looks at the work-life of a substance use disorder counselor, and may show you why this may be the career for you!
This is a non-credit online video series taught by passionate industry experts. College credit and/or certification are not available through this lecture series.
"Substance use disorder counseling changed my life forever. Becoming a drug and alcohol counselor is an extremely rewarding career. You will be helping many patients overcome their addiction and make a difference in their life. We know you’ve put a lot of time into your research, this “no cost” class will help you turn your interest into a reality."
- Bob Tyler, Author of Enough Already! A Guide to Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction,
Like many counselors and therapists, drug and alcohol abuse counselors work to make an impact and change people's lives.
Drug and Alcohol counselors can work in a different number of places such as non-profit organizations, hospitals and rehabilitation centers. There are also opportunities available in schools, detention centers, and some social and community programs. A few more experienced counselors also decide to enter the private sector or open their own practice.
This is a NO COST Series by Bob Tyler. Click The Enroll Button Below Now.
Author of Enough Already! A Guide to Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction, and producer of numerous educational DVDs shown in rehab centers nationwide.
Bob Tyler served on the Board of Directors of the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) for fourteen years. Bob serves on the Advisory Boards for Alcohol and Drug Studies Programs at InterCoast Colleges, Long Beach City College, Cal State Fullerton, LA Mission College, and LMU Extension where he is also a member of the faculty. He is also an accomplished speaker who regularly speaks at Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach City College, InterCoast Colleges, Cal State Fullerton, Training Institute for Addiction Counselors, LMU, and for professional organizations, such as: CAADAC, PALM (Problems of Addiction in Labor Management), and EAPA (Employee Assistance Programs Association).
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, visit https://www.intercoast.edu. Not all programs are available at all locations.