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WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

The 10th of October is World Mental Health Day and the theme for 2019 is ¬†MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION AND SUICIDE PREVENTION. It is an opportunity for people to come together to speak out, celebrate awareness, take action and help push good practice forward. The day is organised by the World Federation for Mental Health and […]

World Social Work Day: What does it mean to you?

World Social Work Day: What does it mean to you?

Jessica Castillo, Senior Lecturer & Practice Lead, London Borough of Hackney It is that time of the year when social workers, professionals in health and social care, and supporters from all over the world celebrate and promote the positive outcomes and contributions of the social work profession to individuals, families, communities and wider society. World [...]
Social workers: champions for LGBT+ rights in the UK

Social workers: champions for LGBT+ rights in the UK

Social workers are the champions overlooking vulnerable LGBT+ children and adults and it is vital for social work practitioners and educators to join hands and provide both educational material and policies to protect LGBT+ rights`` Alfonso Pezzella, Lecturer in Mental Health, Middlesex University Over the past decade, there has been an increased interest in Lesbian, [...]