$32,400% who say their job is stressful:
Dealing with the needs of one addict is more than many people can bear, but these counselors do it by the caseload. Coordinating personalized treatment programs for addictions to alcohol, drugs, gambling and other issues such as eating disorders are all in a day's work.
"When the funding sources aren't there, when people you know are losing people, it gets hard," said Beth Rosenshein, director of the Substance Abuse Coalition in Charlestown, Mass. "These are people's children and people's families and yet that's what drives you to do something about it." NEXT: Film/TV producer