Diana Ling, MA and Leslie Sirrianni, LCSW
A troubling trend has taken hold over the past two decades: drinking patterns among men and women have converged – and in some cases, young women are now drinking more than young men.
Makeba Royall, LMSW
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. It highlights the dangers of unsafe alcohol consumption and promote awareness in reducing alcohol use disorder. During the COVID-19 pandemic alcohol use along with mental health challenges have been exacerbated by pre-existing and new stressors. Education and early screening may be beneficial in informing individuals of treatment options and resources available to them.
NASW signs onto coalition letter on Rules to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars
NASW signs onto coalition letter to House urging Increased Funding for CDC's Office on Smoking & Health in FY 23
NASW signs onto coalition letter to Senate urging Increased Funding for CDC's Office on Smoking & Health in FY 23
Four in five adults who reported being asked about their alcohol use at a checkup in the past two years and reported current binge drinking were not counseled to reduce their drinking,