In 2000, 15.4 percent of 18 year and older, unemployed adults were drug users. 6.3 percent of the full time working population and 7.8% of part time employed adults were illicit drug users.
Workplace alcohol, tobacco and other drug related problems cost U.S. companies more than 102 billion each year in lost productivity, accidents, employee turnover, increased healthcare costs, absenteeism and workers' compensation claims. National Mental Health Association
A study of rehabilitating substance abusers revealed: