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Working in Addiction Counselling After Community Support Worker College

Sep 5, 2018 2:13:50 PM

Addiction causes a cascade of destructive consequences—from personal physical harm and illness, to high health care costs, to family devastation, to community crime and violence, to death.

Take alcohol addiction, for example. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and Addiction reported 77,000 hospitalizations entirely caused by alcohol in 2015-2016. That's more than the 75,000 hospitalizations we had for heart attacks in the same year.

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