Palmer
Social Work in
Mental Health and
Substance Abuse
Social Work in Mental Health
and Substance Abuse
Social Work in Mental Health
and Substance Abuse
Sharon Duca Palmer
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This book examines many of the predominant issues in the field of social work in mental health and
substance abuse today, including incarceration of drug abusers, methadone treatment for heroin
users, substance abuse among sex workers, how parental smoking affects children's attitudes,
binge drinking, depression and its relation to sociodemographic factors, help for homeless drug
abusers, and more.
About the Editor
Sharon Duca Palmer, CSW, LMSW, has worked in a variety of settings in her twenty-year career
as a social worker. Since 1990 she has been a school social worker at the ACLD Kramer Learning
Center in Bay Shore, New York, and she is a Certified Field Instructor at the Adelphi University,
School of Social Work, Garden City, New York, USA.
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SOCIAL WORK IN
MENTAL HEALTH AND
SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SOCIAL WORK IN
MENTAL HEALTH AND
SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Sharon Duca Palmer, CSW, LMSW
School Social Worker, ACLD Kramer Learning Center,
Bay Shore, New York; Certied Field Instructor,
Adelphi University School of Social Work,
Garden City, New York, U.S.A.
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