Bryan Grote

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Why social workers should keep a suitcase in their car

Photo: Beretta/Sims/Rex<p><b>By a social worker in a children in care team</b><p>For many years before I qualified as a social worker, I considered myself an …

Social Work

The Real Reason to Be a Social Worker

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Self-help

Childhood Sexual Abuse: How Men Can Help Women Recover

Media coverage of childhood sexual abuse often focuses on Catholic priests violating altar boys. That’s terrible. But child sex abuse affects only …

Child Abuse

This Is What It’s Really Like to Enter Rehab for Substance Abuse

"Rehab is not scary. It can be life-changing."<p><i>Alcoholism and drug abuse are a lot more common than you might realize: In fact, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 23 million people in the U.S. are living with a some sort of substance addiction. Oftentimes, rehab can help</i> …

Mental illness soars among young women in England – survey

NHS study finds 12.6% of women aged 16-24 screen positive for PTSD, 19.7% self-harm and 28.2% have mental health condition<p>Sexual violence, childhood trauma and pressures from social media are being blamed for dramatic increases in the number of young women self-harming and having post-traumatic …

Mental Health

Study helps explain why some new moms post nonstop on Facebook

Several years ago, Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan noticed something curious as she scrolled through Facebook: Many of her female friends used an image of …

10 Ways to Spot a Good Therapist

Many approaches to therapy have been developed in the decades since Freud first began his experimentation with the talking cure. Psychotherapy today …

Safe-Space

What it is like Working with Child Pedophiles - Morpheus

Alex LA -- Flickr<p>Remy CarreiroSeptember 8, 2016<p>First and foremost, regarding the title, I initially had NO intention of ever working with any …

Seattle's new war on drugs: Giving heroin addicts 'safe sites' to shoot up

Seattle officials are moving forward with a controversial plan for what would be the nation’s first supervised<p>heroin-injection clinics — government-financed shooting galleries that supporters say can save lives but that critics say will only enable drug users.<p>A new 99-page task force study …

10 things I wish I’d known before my daughter became addicted to heroin

I didn’t know where my daughter was. At 23, she claimed to have moved in with some people I’d never met. But I hadn’t heard from her in days. No one …

Young people can afford homes, they just don't want to be homeowners

Eight years following the bursting of the housing bubble, Americans are not quite at ease with the real estate market.<p>Homeownership rates recently …

Astronomers find 'teeny supermassive black hole'

University of Michigan astronomers have found the smallest black hole ever observed in the centre of a galaxy<p>As supermassive black holes go it’s really not that super or massive,<p>In a dwarf, disc galaxy 340 million light years away, University of Michigan astronomers have found the smallest black …