Practice Alert: New Federal Rule Provides Patients with Access to Records - March 2021
The 21st Century Cures Act (Cures) is a bipartisan health care innovation law enacted by Congress in 2016 that includes provisions to promote the free flow of health information and interoperability.
Women are the fastest growing group of alcohol users in the United States.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted nearly every aspect of life and is negatively affecting the health and mental health of millions of Americans.
NASW Practice Alert
The Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health report "Ring the Alarm: The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America," expands on prior research by exploring suicide and suicidal behaviors among Black youth, risk and protective factors, mental health utilization, treatment interventions, and recommendations.
In the 12-month period ending in November 2017, the number of drug overdose deaths reached a high of 70,723.
FASDs affect up to 1 in 20 U.S. schoolchildren and occur in every social, economic, and demographic group. Social workers can help reduce the prevalence of FASD through primary prevention of alcohol use during pregnancy. This updated guide highlights recent resources to inform our clinical understanding of FASD and enhance practice skills and interventions targeting high-risk drinking and alcohol-exposed pregnancy.