Illicit drug use in the country is at an all-time high. According to recent studies conducted by the National Center of Addiction and Substance Abuse or NCASA at Columbia University, the emotional strain and stress caused by the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, combined with bioterrorism threats, have given rise to an increasing number of people in the United States looking for alcohol and drug abuse treatment.
The study shows that admission for drugs and alcohol treatment increased by 10% to 12% all over the country. The increased need for substance treatment corresponds to a higher consumption of alcohol and drugs. The bad news is, this increase in substance use shows up in companies.
More or less 75% of new illegal substance users ages ten years old and above are employed, that is at least 10 million United States workers. Based on a 250-day work year, at least 40,000 Americans … Read the rest