MSW. Social Worker. Evaluator. Family Support Professional. And stuff.
This is a Tumblr dedicated to talking about social work. And stuff. Let the conversation begin.
Trigger Warning: This video contains discussions of suicide and severe mental illness, which may be triggering topics for some individuals.
If you have the time, this documentary is definitely worth the watch.
Finding Mike: On 14 January 2008 Jonny Benjamin went to Waterloo Bridge to take his own life. A stranger, ‘Mike’, stopped him that day and changed his life forever. Six years later this is the documentary about his search to find the man that saved him.
If you’re not doing okay, reach out for help. If you’re 13-24, check out our social networking site TrevorSpace.org where you can connect with over 90,000 peers from around the world. You are never alone.
There will come a time, you’ll see / with no more tears / And love will not break your heart / But dismiss your fears / Get over your hill & see / What you find there / With grace in your heart / & flowers in your hair. - Mumford & Sons
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As mental health advocacy is something near and dear Steph Kuehn’s heart, she has put together a great list of YA books that address mental illness as a main focus and/or influence, organized by diagnoses. Check it out and leave your suggestions in the comments!
A list of YA books that deal with mental health issues — important breakthroughs in literature for teens.
Psych2go features various psychological findings and myths. In the future, psych2go attempts to include sources to posts for the for the purpose of generating discussions and commentaries. This will give readers a chance to critically examine psychology.