September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month! Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, race, gender or background. Suicidal thoughts, although common, should not be considered normal and often indicate more serious issues. Every year thousands of individuals die by suicide. As part of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we've been sharing resources and … Continue reading Poetry and Prozac: Alumna Maya Williams ’18 Smashing The Stigma
Featured image by molnareszter September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month! There are an average of 123 suicides each day in this country. It’s the tenth leading cause of death in America — second leading for ages 25-34, and third leading for ages 15-24 (National Today, 2020). Throughout this month, we’re sharing resources, stories, art, and more … Continue reading Yellow Tulip Project: Let’s Talk about Suicide
Shelley Cohen Konrad, Ph.D., LCSW, FNAP, director of UNE's School of Social Work and UNE’s Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE), recently gave two presentations and served as facilitator for Nexus Summit 2020: Retaining the Vital Focus on Optimizing the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environments: Better Care, Better Value, Better Education. The annual summit serves … Continue reading Social Work Director, Shelley Cohen Konrad, presents during virtual interprofessional summit
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Libby Arsenault will be entering her final year of our MSW On Campus Program Option this fall 2020 on the 4-year part-time track. She's already accomplished much in her 3 years here with us. We recently interviewed Libby and she shared her thoughts on the widespread protests around racial discrimination. Keep reading for her reflections. … Continue reading MSW Student, Libby Arsenault talks about Anti-Racism