Careers In Addiction and Substance Abuse
From Anita Brown
Careers in Addiction and Substance Abuse
Wednesday, October 19, 6 – 7 p.m.
Are you interested in pursuing opportunities in addiction and substance abuse? Over the last few years, the demand for individuals in this field has grown. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment of substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors is projected to grow 22 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations.” Hear from experts in the field about their career path, what experiences and skills you should be building upon and bits of advice while you are pursuing your degree and look to work in the field or advance in your current position.
- Alissa Elghazi, ’20, Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County
- Fay Radding, Mental Health Providers of Western Queens, Inc.
- Maddie D'Amico, East House, Rochester
- Mitchel Kibler, Hope House