Youth Drug and Alcohol Prevention Specialist
I mentor high school youth who are identified as at-risk from their counselors.
Day to Day
On a typical day, I work 9am-5pm and have the weekends off. I go to the gym and look into volunteer opportunities.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for college students
Going into this career, I recommend having a thick skin because you deal with a lot of different cases. There are days where it is emotionally heavy and you have to have self-care.
My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took: