NASW member comments on staying sober trend

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Retail alcohol sales spiked 20% during the first six months of the pandemic. A study shows Americans drank 14% more often in response to pandemic-related stress, according to an article posted at However, more people are considering staying sober for a period.

News Items – January 27, 2022

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“I come from a long line of abuse, drug addiction and mental-health issues,” she said. In short, “there’s not a single image of AUD,” points out Sabrina Spotorno , a clinical social worker and alcoholism and substance abuse counselor at Monument. Senate Failure to Pass Voting Rights Legislation Means Less Representation for Marginalized Populations. Yahoo Finance.

News Items – January 13, 2022

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Jim Struve is a member: Child sexual abuse at summer camp stayed quiet. Jim Struve, a licensed clinical social worker and executive director of MenHealing, which provides services and support to men who have been sexually assaulted or abused, said male survivors of sexual abuse often get caught in extremes. Nneka Njideka is a member: How to Help a Loved One Through Sudden Loss. The New York Times. Nneka Njideka, a licensed clinical social worker in Brooklyn, N.Y. ,