Substance abuse and drug abuse counseling is a needed service in any community. It affects everyone, especially our war veterans. Alcohol and drug abuse continues to be a major problem with our vets returning home from war. How can we help them? An article has more on this issue.
From – lawfirmnewswire.com
Do Our Veterans Need Better Drug Abuse Counseling?
The National Household Survey on Drug Abuse found that alcohol use remains high for the 30 million veterans in the U.S. Twenty-three percent of male veterans admit to regularly binge drinking, as do 14 percent female veterans. According to data from the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, one in eight veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan between 2006 and 2008, were instructed to seek counseling for alcohol problems post-deployment.
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As you can see there is a need for more drug abuse counseling within the armed forces. These brave men and women sacrifice themselves for the good of the country. They help us everyday, don’t you think it is about time we help them? Become a substance abuse counselor and help start the road to recovery.
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