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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors

Tips for Entry

The American Counseling Association offers job listings at its Web site, https://www.counseling.org/careers/aca-career-central. Additionally, the site contains a variety of useful resources on developing a resume, preparing for and acing interviews, and other topics.

Read publications—such as Counseling Today Online and Addiction Professional—to learn more about industry trends.

Visit https://www.naadac.org/resources/career-center for job listings.

Check out the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator (https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov) to find potential employers.