Shanae had difficulty finding a job after completing two years at Nassau Community College and being a single parent to a two-year-old girl. She and her daughter live with her parents, who have helped support them. While Shanae is grateful for their help, she wanted to give her child a stable and comfortable future.
Research shows that an individual’s ability to successfully obtain, maintain, and reintegrate into the workplace is an important outcome indicator in the addiction recovery process. However, re-entering the workforce while or even after undergoing treatment for addiction can be overwhelming. It’s important to remember you’re not alone.