Behavioral Health Policy & News

Syringe Access Bill Would Help Save Lives

Social Work Advocates

Apr 17, 2022

Syringe access services are often the entry point for further treatment, and one of the best tools we have to end the overdose crisis, writes NASW-New Jersey Executive Director Jennifer Thompson.


How Social Workers Can Help People Who Are LGBTQIA+ Overcome Addiction

NASW Social Work Talks podcast

Mar 16, 2022

Kyle Temple and Rio Bauce discuss how social workers can help people who are LGBTQIA+ overcome addiction to substances.


Addiction and the Pandemic

NASW Social Work Talks podcast

Mar 01, 2022

NASW members Chelsea Laliberte Barnes and Jimmy Salyers talk about how the pandemic has exacerbated the addiction crisis in the United States.


Vaccine Education with "Connect to End COVID-19"

NASW Social Work Talks podcast

Feb 08, 2022

Learn about "Connect to End COVID-19," NASW's CDC-funded initiative that helps social workers and their clients to make informed decisions about life-saving vaccines.


How Can Social Workers Avoid Job Burnout?

NASW Social Work Talks podcast

Jan 31, 2022

SaraKay Smullens, MSW, LCSW, DCSW, CGP, CFLE, BCD, is a certified group psychotherapist and family life educator, and author of "Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work."


Smoking Cessation

NASW Social Work Talks podcast

Oct 05, 2021

Taslim van Hattum, MSW, MPH, Senior Director of Practice Improvement at the National Council for Behavioral Health, speaks with us about how social workers can help clients stop smoking or vaping.


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