Not only does substance abuse kill directly, but addicts and innocent victims die as a result of drugged driving. It isn’t difficult to see how drug related deaths have become a growing concern in Canada as well as the United States. The evidence of the destruction done by drugs and addiction is inescapable. The only possible outcomes of addiction are death and rehabilitation.
The oil industry is big business. A drug addict poses a threat not only to themselves, but to the company as well. However, drug addicts may otherwise be exemplary employees. Drug addiction changes a person physically, mentally and spiritually, so they must be treated on all of those fronts in order to be successful in living a drug-free life. A wonderful employee can become a hazard to all when he or she becomes a drug addict. Firing a great employee because of drug addiction may well cost the company money in the long run to train a new employee and that is assuming the new employee even works out
There are several types of drug treatment programs available, depending on what a person’s individual situation is. However, drug treatment can not begin unless a person recognizes there is a problem. Sometimes, even the people around the addict doesn’t realize what is going on until it is nearly too late.