Rhode Island Hospital

Facts: Did You Know?

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  • Social workers deliver more than 60 percent of mental health treatment in the United States.
  • Social workers help people overcome some of life's toughest challenges, such as:
    • Physical and mental illness
    • Divorce
    • All types of addiction
    • Disability
    • Abuse
    • Poverty
  • Social workers can be found in all different settings, such as:
    • Hospitals
    • Hospice
    • Mental health clinics
    • Private practices
    • The military
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Disaster relief organizations
    • Psychiatric facilities
    • Drug treatment centers
    • Schools
  • Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, social workers were the among the first people to come to the aid of survivors and their families.

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