What’s your purpose in life?

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What’s your purpose in life?
On December 20, 2019

Is your purpose in life to make a difference in the lives of others?  At Stautzenberger College, we believe completing our new addiction counseling technician nine-month program could put you on the path to transform the lives of others.

Reasons to Become an Addiction Counselor:

1. Addiction counselors are in demand at treatment clinics, detox centers, hospitals, sober residences, schools, and correctional facilities—and the need is growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a 22% increase in these positions between 2018 and 2028.1

2. Addiction, regardless of the type of drug involved, has devastating impacts. In the United States, approximately 130 people die daily from opioid overdoses, and nearly 88,000 people die each year due to alcohol.2

3. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “In 2017, Ohio had the second highest rate of drug overdose deaths involving opioids in the United States. There were 4,293 reported deaths—a rate of 39.2 deaths per 100,000 persons, compared to the average national rate of 14.6 deaths per 100,000 persons.”3

Our diploma program could be completed in as little as nine months!

To learn more, call 888.859.8225 or submit our Request Information form today. Be the person who could potentially save lives. Your community needs you.

References:
1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors,
on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/substance-abuse-beh... (visited December 13, 2019).
2 Yerby, N.  (2019, December 5).  Addiction Statistics.  Retrieved from https://www.addictioncenter.com/addiction/addiction-statistics/
3 Ohio Opioid Summary.  (2019 March).  Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/opioid-summaries-by-state/ohio-opioid-summary