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Research Provides Insights on Recruitment, Retention Of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Counselors

 

January 6, 2022



Pennsylvania had the fifth-highest death rate from drug overdoses in the country in 2019, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While overdose death rates declined in Pennsylvania from 2017 to 2019, preliminary data for 2020 showed an increase.

Jobs for substance use disorder, behavioral health, and mental health counselors are likely to increase 23 percent by 2026 across the U.S., according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As the opioid crisis continues to impact communities, there may be an even higher demand for substance use disorder (SUD) treatme...



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