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CCAPP Certification: Your First Step to Becoming a Substance Abuse Counselor
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CCAPP Certification: Your First Step to Becoming a Substance Abuse Counselor

In 2017, nearly 20 million adults across America suffered from substance addiction. And 38% of American adults found themselves abusing illegal drugs. These types of addiction have devastating consequences in the lives of the addicts and their loved ones. Addiction damages people’s health, their finances, and their emotional well-being. But breaking out of addiction on… Continue Reading CCAPP Certification: Your First Step to Becoming a Substance Abuse Counselor

Get in the Know: Here’s What It Takes to Be a CAADE Educator
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Get in the Know: Here’s What It Takes to Be a CAADE Educator

The National Institution of Drug Abuse (NIDA) estimates that alcohol and drug abuse-related crimes, injuries, and lost work productivity cost the US $740 billion every year. But the drug addiction epidemic in the US has done more than rack up a hefty bill. Each year, families and friends lose loved ones to overdose. And thousands of… Continue Reading Get in the Know: Here’s What It Takes to Be a CAADE Educator

Everything I Need to Know I Learned in HVAC School: 10 Topics You Will Cover in Your HVAC Education
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Everything I Need to Know I Learned in HVAC School: 10 Topics You Will Cover in Your HVAC Education

HVAC technicians install and maintain ventilation systems that keep our homes and offices comfortable. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these jobs are expected to grow by 15 percent by 2026. There are plenty of HVAC training schools nationwide that can be found at either the vocational school or community college level. If… Continue Reading Everything I Need to Know I Learned in HVAC School: 10 Topics You Will Cover in Your HVAC Education

Successful Students: Subjects You Will Study on Your Way to Becoming an Electrician
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Successful Students: Subjects You Will Study on Your Way to Becoming an Electrician

What does a roller coaster, your video game console and the fan in your bedroom all have in common? They are all powered by electricity and electricians are involved in the wiring to help these gadgets run. Have you ever considered becoming an electrician? After all, electricians make a huge difference in our everyday lives.… Continue Reading Successful Students: Subjects You Will Study on Your Way to Becoming an Electrician

Alcohol and Drug Counseling Studies: Certificate Program Overview
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Alcohol and Drug Counseling Studies: Certificate Program Overview

Only the most passionate people can make a career of helping others in times of need, especially when drugs or alcohol is involved. Over the next five years, there will be jobs for more than 320,000 positions for alcohol and drug counselors in the United States. These dedicated professionals save lives every day. They provide… Continue Reading Alcohol and Drug Counseling Studies: Certificate Program Overview

The Role of Addiction Counselors in Recovery
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The Role of Addiction Counselors in Recovery

Addiction is a deep-rooted disease. Drug and alcohol addicts suffer from more than just the effects of substance abuse. Their issues are psychological, usually resulting from a mental disorder or even from an event in their past. This is why addicts need professional psychological help during the recovery process. Addiction counselors aid an addict in… Continue Reading The Role of Addiction Counselors in Recovery