How Long Does It Take to Become a Substance Abuse Nurse?

Question by Emilia P: How long does it take to become a substance abuse nurse?
I was wondering how long it takes to be a substance abuse nurse. Or if you can tell me the requirements a substance abuse nurse needs.

Just to clarify I want to become a nurse not a counselor.

Thank you for your help.

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Answer by Lori
You would need to get your BSN in nursing which would take four years and then perhaps some extra certification after that. usually an employer will specify what else is needed.

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