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  • Jun 21

    A Nutritional Approach to Mental Illness

    A unique and fascinating look at the food we eat and how it impacts our brains and our mental health. Presented by Dr. Georgia Ede, Staff Psychiatrist at Smith College, nutrition researcher, writer, and speaker, the workshop will address the value of healthy eating habits in relation to mental health and how complementary and alternative medicines can enhance or replace pharmaceutical approaches while increasing energy and mental clarity and allowing for deeper engagement in the therapeutic process. Clinicians will learn how to put to use immediately dozens of effective interventions for mental health disorders including simple assessment tools for nutritional deficiencies that contribute to anxiety, anger, and depression. The presentation will be in 3 parts with plenty of time for discussion & questions in between.
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  • Nov 9

    NASW-CT Annual Awards Dinner – Nominate a Colleague Today

    The NASW/CT Annual Awards Dinner, to be held at the Inn at Middletown, honors individuals who have made valuable contributions to the social work profession and anyone who appreciates a Social Worker is eligible to make a nomination.  Please send your nominations to NASW/CT for the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Social Worker of the Year Award, the MSW Student of the Year Award, the BSW Student of the Year Award, the Educator of the Year Award, the Legislator of the Year Award, and the Public Citizen of the Year Award, to 2139 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 205, Rocky Hill, CT  06067 by September 18, 2017.   Click below for the Call for Nominations and the award criteria.

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NASW Released

NASW released a statement in opposition to the American Health Care Act that the U.S. House narrowly passed this afternoon. NASW now must its attention to the Senate, urging them to strip provisions from this bill that hurt vulnerable citizens. Here is our full statement. Feel free to share it with members and constituents: http://bit.ly/2pLQtRw

NASW opposes the American Health Care Act introduced by the Republican House members.

NASW opposes the American Health Care Act introduced by the Republican House members. This bill would largely gut the Affordable Care Act, cause millions to lose health insurance, increases the cost of health care for many Americans,  threatens the Medicaid expansion and is a tax give away to the wealthiest households. We encourage members to […]

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