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Is there specific classes that are needed to become a drug and alcohol abuse counselor?

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Dr. Adam Front
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
State requirements: Each state has different requirements. In north carolina, where it appears you are, check the following: www.Ncsappb.Org/credentialing/certified-substance-abuse-counselor. Good luck!
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Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Check college : After high school you can enroll as social worker if only interested as counselor look program for ladc . At least three to four years after high school.
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