Health Care Hiring Premieres New Substance Abuse Rehab Directory

Health Care Hiring announced today the launch of a new alcoholism and drug abuse treatment directory, including over 19,000 alcohol and drug abuse treatment centers, addiction treatment programs detox and rehabilitation programs.
Sept. 28, 2009 - PRLog -- Seattle, WA.  Job-seekers, health care professionals and the general public now have access to complete contact information for over 19,000 alcohol and drug abuse treatment centers, addiction treatment programs, detox and rehabilitation facilities at  Substance abuse treatment centers treat disorders such as alcoholism and drug addiction, dual diagnosis, abuse and trauma, overeating, gambling and codependency.

Substance abuse treatment and diagnosis is a $3 billion per year industry in the U.S., and job opportunities for counselors, psychiatric technicians and other health professionals are growing much faster than the national average.  Substance abuse treatment centers employ counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and psychiatric technicians, as well as nurses and nurses' aides, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants plus administrative and clerical staff.

Alcohol and drug abuse programs vary widely.  Some are inpatient residential treatment centers, while others are day or outpatient services.  Offerings may include personal assessments for alcohol/drug abuse, alcohol and drug education and referral programs, training on alcohol and other drug issues, education on topics such as substance abuse, HIV/AIDS prevention, sexual assault and healthy eating and living, and demonstrating healthy alternatives to alcohol abuse.  Methods and approach also vary, and while the majority are still based on the 12 step model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous, a growing number of rehabilitation centers now focus on models based on research and individual treatment.

In addition to a nationwide healthcare job board, Health Care Hiring provides a local city search directory of health providers so that jobseekers may find employment close to home.  Coconut Island Software, Inc., the parent company of Health Care Hiring, also publishes the Drug and Alcohol Rehab Directory at, which includes crisis hotlines, nationwide AA phone numbers, education programs, psychologists, psychiatric hospitals, mental health centers, psychiatrists, child and adolescent guidance counselors, marriage and family therapists, and social workers.

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About Health Care Hiring:

Health Care Hiring is a comprehensive career and employment website for the health care sector, offering job seekers access to millions of health care jobs across the U.S. Employers and recruiters may search resumes free and post jobs ($30 for 30 days) across a nationwide job network on thousands of websites that include exposure on Jobamatic, Linkedin, MySpace, CNet, ZDNet and Fox News. Health Care Hiring also includes contact information for 5.5 million health care providers nationwide, where job seekers may search for jobs close to home. The staff of Health Care Hiring believe that their efforts can help play a small part in the larger effort to improve, revitalize and redesign the delivery of health care to all Americans.
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