We are two years into the pandemic and Connecticut’s mental health workforce is exhausted.
Ways to address the pandemic’s impact on children’s behavioral health
Covid-19 has brought on a behavioral health tsunami, a crisis in the brewing even before the pandemic.
In a pandemic social workers offer municipalities answers to service needs
As COVID– 19 restrictions are lifted and residents begin to re-engage in their communities, a host of social service needs, especially mental health, will stretch municipal services. At this point in the pandemic, municipalities more than ever need professional social workers who, as essential workers, are trained to deliver the highest quality service.
The state’s reopening advisory board needs to include a social worker
As Connecticut moves forward and plans to reopen appropriately, any plan designed to treat the shocking aftereffects of a global pandemic on a state’s communities needs to include a profession whose mission and history are based on helping people in an ethical and empathetic manner.