Give an alcoholic an hourly drink: Why a controversial Canadian program is catching attention in Australia

Managed alcohol program being studied for feasibility Down Under CBC News, written by Virginia Smart, on Jan 06, 2017 A controversial Canadian program that gives a regulated, hourly dose of wine to alcoholics to help manage their addiction and keep them safe has caught the...

Social Worker: I was let down by management!

Article from One Stop Social, written by Matt Hughes, on Dec 1st, 2016 There is a saying that goes “people leave managers and not organisations”. For me, this is nowhere more relevant than within the Social Work and Social Care Sectors. Now, let me make it clear here, for the...

200 children found working in India brick kiln

Girls as young as seven found carrying bricks on their head in southern state of Telangana, say police The Guardian, article based on Reuters, published on  January 5th, 2017 Indian police have rescued nearly 200 children, most of them under 14, who were found working in a brick...

Living near heavy traffic increases risk of dementia, say scientists

Study tracking 6.6 million people estimates one in 10 cases of Alzheimer’s among those living by busy roads could be linked to air and noise pollution The Guardian, written by Hannah Devlin, Science correspondent, on January 5th, 2017 People living near a busy road have an...