Over 10,000 people in the US abuse prescription medications for the first time EVERY DAY!
The national average for drug and alcohol abuse is slightly over 9% in the general population.
Drugs that are commonly used on and off the job include:
#5 – Repair, Installation, Maintenance professions
9.5% illegal drug use and almost 15% heavy drinking.
Just beat out workers in forestry, fishing, farming.
#4 – Sales Industry
Consists of sales agents, telemarketers, and travelers.
9.6% incidence of illegal drug abuse. 10.2% heavy drinking.
#3 – Media/Sports Industry
People think this sector has the highest, but not true.
It’s at 12.4% for illegal drugs, and not in top 10 for heaviest drinkers.
#2 – Construction Sector
15.1% with a breakdown
Laborers – 12.8%
Supervisors – 17.2%
Other construction – 17.3%
Highest rate of heavy drinking at 17.8%
#1 – Food Service
Includes cooks, prep cooks, waiters and bartenders = 17.4%
This is DOUBLE the national average.
Heavy drinking = 12%.
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Those who find themselves mired in addiction can seek confidential treatment.
In addition to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), records for patients undergoing treatment for substance abuse are protected under Title 42 in the Code of Federal Regulations (42 CFR).
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