Deborah M. Figart, PhD, and Ellen Mutari, PhD, are the co-authors of "Economic Well-Being: An Introduction" from NASW Press. In this groundbreaking book, Figart and Mutari make the study of economic life accessible, applicable, and exciting.
Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW | Social Work Advocates magazine
As the toll of COVID-19 and widespread economic anxieties becomes increasingly clear, the demand for mental health services has been intensifying.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number became 988 on July 16, 2022, to make help-seeking in a moment of crisis more accessible.
Experts have expressed concern that the Lifeline is already struggling to meet demand, due to the increase in youth suicide rates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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.
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Kyle Temple and Rio Bauce discuss how social workers can help people who are LGBTQIA+ overcome addiction to substances.
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