Health Policy & News

Episode 76: 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 about how social workers can help clients stop smoking or vaping.

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NASW partners with I COVID Quit

Jun 04, 2021

NASW is proud to be a partner of I COVID Quit. There’s never been a better time to quit smoking than during the COVID-19 pandemic. Smokers who get sick with COVID-19 can become more seriously ill and have worse outcomes.

Social workers can connect people to resources to stop smoking like quitlines and cessation support programs.

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April 16th is National Healthcare Decisions Day

Apr 16, 2021

April 16th is National Healthcare Decisions Day, which NASW supports. NHDD inspires, educates empowers the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. Social workers have an important role in advance care planning.

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Climate Change: Social Work Addresses Environmental Impacts on Physical and Mental Health

Alison Laurio

Mar 07, 2021

Read more about climate change and social work at NASW Social Work Advocates.

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NASW endorses climate change, health, and equity priorities for the Biden Harris Administration

Jan 20, 2021

Health and Medical Organizations Call for Immediate Action to Protect Our Nation’s Health in the Face of the Climate Health Emergency

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Helping People Overcome Eating Disorders

NASW Social Work Talks Podcast

Aug 25, 2020

Listen to a conversation with Mary Anne Cohen, director of the New York Center for Eating Disorders. She's author of the NASW Press publication, "Treating the Eating Disorder Self: A Comprehensive Model for the Social Work Therapist."

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