The study is the first to attempt large-scale mapping of green space within prison environments and link it to well-being in a robust, statistically significant way.
A record 5.6% of Americans – or 18 million people – are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, a Gallup poll found on Wednesday, attributing a significant increase to greater social acceptance.
An American soldier with British war orphans adopted by his unit.
It’s business as usual: thousands dying every day because there’s still money to be made. It tells you everything you need to know about how the ruling class thinks—and what they think the rest of us are really worth.
Many suspected that hospital and social work officials abducted their children and gave them away to Ashkenazi families in Israel and the United States, who were thought to be better caretakers and, in some cases, had lost their own children during the Holocaust.
Around 700 workers at the Foundation for Social Welfare Services start receiving the COVID-19 vaccine
“The world I was living in was already small,” NH said of her struggle with depression last year. “But I felt it become smaller.”
A fatal stabbing in the 207th St. Station was one of four stabbings, two fatal, that the police said were committed by the same homeless man.Credit…
Dr. Saundra Starks, is one of the top three-longest working professors at WKU.
Smith College is an elite 145-year-old liberal arts college, where tuition, room and board top $78,000 a year and where the employees who keep the school running often come from working-class neigbhorhoods.
Loneliness is a risk factor associated with adolescents being drawn into compulsive internet use. The risk of compulsive use has grown in the coronavirus pandemic: loneliness has become increasingly prevalent among adolescents, who spend longer and longer periods of time online.
Estrangement is surprisingly common – so how can the injured parties put their differences aside?
The notion of “good role models” needs an update, especially when it comes to girls, or the steady stream of gleaming snapshots of achievement they see can actually lead to self-doubt. In addition to role models, our extensive work on girls and confidence has found that what girls could really use are “work in progress” models.
A team of scientists led by Dr. Cheryl A. King at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor developed a computerized suicide screener. The screener, called the computerized adaptive screen for suicidal youth (CASSY), asks a series of questions—11 on average—and takes between 1 to 2 minutes to complete.
More than 60 prisoners were killed in gruesome violence, some of it videotaped and posted online, that the authorities tied to the drug trade.
Research shows that people tend to rate a smiling person as more honest and likeable, and someone they want to cooperate with. When someone says they will cooperate, people are more likely to believe them if it’s said with a smile. In other words, smiles seem to be a sign that says: ‘Trust me.’
Berlin’s controversial five-year rent freeze — worldwide a unique experimental measure — is now a year old. So has it worked?
The trial looked at 1,961 adults who were overweight or obese. Approximately 75% of participants were female. Participants were given a weekly injection of semaglutide, a drug normally used to control blood sugar in the treatment of diabetes.
Nearly a quarter of French young people can’t find work — two-and-a-half times the national unemployment rate and one of the highest in the European Union’s 27 nations. Many university students now rely on food aid and several organizations have rallied to meet the need.
If not for inconsistent and shoddy record-keeping, we might know if settlements make a difference in police misconduct.
More than 30 organisations from across health, housing and social care in Wales come together to call for action on health inequalities
There is a global-wide lack of action defending the rights of LGBTQI people. These concerns have been highlighted by social workers in all regions as they witness governments and policy makers ignoring human’s rights abuses as well as inciting specific discrimination of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual, queer and intersex peoples.
For more than a decade, drug-related deaths (DRD) in Scotland have been rising – alongside evidence which suggests that the country has had much less success in treating and supporting people who use drugs compared to the rest of the UK and Europe.
Anu Francis, 25, says her benefits while studying are too low to allow her to move out of home. ‘It’s pretty hard.’
The data is based on over 13,000 protests since April of last year and was gathered by researchers for the U.S. Crisis Monitor project. “Force” in the data includes use of tactics like tear gas and rubber bullets.
There is also the possibility that even when everyone has been vaccinated, even when the pandemic is over, many of the conditions of lockdown life will remain for people with dementia. Today, around 50 million people worldwide live with the syndrome, according to the World Health Organization; that number is expected to triple to over 150 million by 2050.
The doors of the drug-free treatment department at Magnus Hald’s hospital are not locked
Florence, a 24/7 virtual health worker, provides digital counselling services to those trying to quit tobacco.
Our research highlights how crucial it is for the UK government to follow behavioural scientists’ insights into individual experiences. Rules to manage this virus and corresponding rhetoric and communications need to suit the realities of the public if we want to increase compliance and trust in authorities.
Carley Kammerer started Wildflyer Coffee in 2017, after years of working as a social worker.
Ingrid Gomez, a candidate for City Council in Queens, is one of at least five social workers running for city office.
Alton West in London is among the greatest social housing developments of the twentieth century.
One favourite tactic is renoviction to launch a series of surface-layer modernisations of apartment blocks that allow investors to skirt tenants’ protections, evict residents, and gentrify neighbourhoods at speed. The upshot of their investment is renters left in harsher, more precarious tenancies, and an accelerated hollowing-out of working-class communities.
Social workers from the North and South getting to know each other on a walk at the border.
A multi-award winning project where Social Work students hear first-hand from individuals about their experiences of social care and health practice has been adapted to keep running during the coronavirus pandemic.
There is indeed a clear and undeniable correlation between the neoliberal onslaught that started in the 1980s, led by Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan—an onslaught that made “deregulation” one of its main goals, along with privatization, reduction of social spending, and tax cuts for the rich—and the rise of phenomena such as neofascism and religious fundamentalism after decades of marginalization.
On Friday, another prominent Democrat, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of Queens, joined a chorus of lawmakers backing investigations into the state’s handling of nursing homes during the pandemic, noting that “thousands of vulnerable New Yorkers lost their lives.”
Patients who were hospitalized for COVID-19 are most likely to experience long-lasting symptoms.
Professor Michiko Ueda is one of Japan’s leading experts on suicide. She tells me how shocking it has been to witness the sharp reverse in the last few months. “This pattern of female suicides is very, very unusual,” she tells me.
Expert report cites unequal progress in Southern U.S. and among marginalized groups.
By deciding how to define freedom of speech and when and how to enforce it, Wharton and his staff will essentially decide who is allowed to speak at universities and who is not. This is a grave threat to academic freedom.
The study, led by Stirling University and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), seeks to gather views on, and determine the acceptability of, two possible interventions to support mental health.
It’s not just our students who have trouble paying attention. Sometimes faculty members need help focusing on our work, too.