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Mental Health

Spotlight on Social Isolation and Loneliness

. Anyone of any age can experience social isolation and loneliness, but older adults are at an increased risk, with almost half (49%) of adults aged seventy-five and above currently living alone. read more

. Anyone of any age can experience social isolation and loneliness, but older adults are at an increased risk, read more

Burnout in Social Work

The speed of burnout in social work is currently estimated at around 8 years, with more and more social workers having to take long term sick leave or changing professions as a direct result of the pr read more

The speed of burnout in social work is currently estimated at around 8 years, with more and more social worker read more

Depression & Older People – An International Perspective

Depression impacts 1 in 5 of the population As the saying goes, ‘time flies’. Suddenly we’re already in March and no one can quite believe how our lives can move on so quickly. When you have the read more

Depression impacts 1 in 5 of the population As the saying goes, ‘time flies’. Suddenly we’re already in read more

Why social workers need access to wellbeing services 24/7

Whilst social workers aim to improve the lives of others, with a major focus on human rights and overall wellbeing, it’s also important they also receive assistance.It’s a stressful job and requir read more

Whilst social workers aim to improve the lives of others, with a major focus on human rights and overall wellb read more

Understanding Social Work Roles: AMHP

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="5417" img_size="large" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Continuing in our new series of interviews with front-line practitioners, we've now had the chance read more

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="5417" img_size="large" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Continuin read more

Anti-Discriminatory Practice – Rhetoric or Reality?

I trained a long time ago when Neil Thomson's Anti-Discriminatory Practice was the buzzword in social work and Anti-Racist social work was very much at the fore. I was always uncomfortable with the em read more

I trained a long time ago when Neil Thomson's Anti-Discriminatory Practice was the buzzword in social work and read more

Reality, but not as we know it.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]No matter how much we want to write about Game of Thrones some more after the season finale this week, we’re restraining ourselves and instead turning our attentio read more

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]No matter how much we want to write about Game of Thrones some more after t read more

Psychosocial Influences, Healing and Recovery

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Human beings are extremely complex and amazing in equal measure and for that reason healing, treatment and support must be individually tailored, there is no “one read more

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Human beings are extremely complex and amazing in equal measure and for tha read more

The Pressure from the Past: Adulthood after Abuse

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]No matter where we come from, our pasts play a large part in moulding us into the adults we become. Growing up in a foreign country can make us into natural travelle read more

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]No matter where we come from, our pasts play a large part in moulding us in read more

An AMHP Analyses #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Another day, another twitter hashtag trending and shaming us into sharing a relevant post or taking some level of action. Admittedly this week, the cause is much bet read more

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Another day, another twitter hashtag trending and shaming us into sharing a read more