The Many Roles of Social Workers in the Prevention and Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Addition: A Major Health and Social Problem Affecting Individuals, Families, and Society.
Special Issue: The Role of Social Work in the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders.
Daley, Dennis C. Feit, Marvin D.
Published: May-June 2013
Social Work in Public Health
Vol. 28, No. 3-4 , p. 159-164
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This introduction describes following articles that address the problem of substance use disorders in the United States and the multiple roles of social workers. The impact of addiction on the individual and the family system is discussed, as well as the connection between health, mental health, and social work. Articles described address treatment, genetics, Brief Strategic Family Therapy, integrated behavioral intervention, medications, psychosocial approaches, and integrated treatment.
Substance abuse; Alcohol abuse; Drug abuse; Substance abuse treatment; Drug treatment programs; Social workers; Social workers role