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September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month. As providers of mental and behavioral health services, social workers play a critical role in preventing FASDs by sharing key messages with clients who are pregnant or may become pregnant.
Even as availability to vaccines becomes more widespread, challenges remain in reaching people experiencing homelessness.
Richard P. Barth, PhD, MSW, dean at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, has donated to several NASW Foundation funds, including the NASW Social Work Pioneers® program, Memorial and Tribute Fund, Annual Fund, and Social Work Public Education.
National Women’s Health Week (May 14-20) is an opportunity for social workers to encourage women to make their health a priority, including avoiding overconsuming alcohol.
It is easy to forget how terrified we were in the early days and months of the pandemic—and the relief we felt when mRNA vaccines were developed, approved, and rolled out across the country in seemingly record time.
There is also no safe type of alcohol to drink while pregnant, since all types of alcohol.