About.com reports, “The loss to companies in the United States due to alcohol and drug-related abuse by employees totals $100 billion a year, according to the The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information. Costs can be measured in the expense of absenteeism, injuries, health insurance claims, loss of productivity, employee morale, theft and fatalities.
According to NCADI statistics alcohol and drug users:
* Are far less productive.
* Use three times as many sick days.
* Are more likely to injure themselves or someone else.
* Are five times more likely to file worker’s compensation claims.
This is yet another pressing reason why we MUST be agressive in addressing addiction…. the ruined lives, stolen items, crimes committed as well as the lost time at work and health insurance claims. The actual cost of addiction is probably not truly estimated and possible exceeds reported statistics.
The reality is that no one wants to be a drug addict. There has never been a man or woman who aspired to achieve the consequences of drug and alcohol abuse. Besides job loss there is depression, anxiety, liver disease, divorce, child custody issues, violence, malnutrition, homelessness, loss of friendships, car accidents, jail, STD’s, criminal activity, shame, anger, fear, loneliness, and absolute hopelessness. By the time an addict and his family have decided it is time to make a change, that change seems all but impossible to achieve.
Addicts often wonder if they could ever pull themself back out of the mess they have created. It is overwhelming to say the least.
For those of you who have decided to try; the first step is finding a treatment center that can offer you freedom from addiction and the ability to live again.
Narconon Louisiana is that treatment center and is ready to help. If 28 day in-patient rehab or out-patient programs or 12 step programs have not worked for you, it is time to try something different. We are a 100% holistic, long term drug rehab that focuses on the rest of an addict’s life.
If you or someone you love want to live again, call us now for effective drug abuse solutions.