In the U.S., over 19 million Americans suffer from substance abuse issues. The road to recovery is long, filled with lifelong trials and tribulations—yet many people encounter one major challenge: reentering the workforce after achieving sobriety. In 2012, the National Medical Library Study noted that lack of employment and career prospects were a leading cause of relapse.Although reentering the workforce after treatment can be difficult, your past does not dictate your future. With perseverance and diligence, you have every opportunity to build a career that brings you fulfillment. Over the course of this guide, we’ll provide you with valuable insights and resources to drive your job search forward.