Help seeking for AOD misuse among social workers: patterns, barriers, and implications.

@article{Siebert2005HelpSF,
  title={Help seeking for AOD misuse among social workers: patterns, barriers, and implications.},
  author={Darcy Clay Siebert},
  journal={Social work},
  year={2005},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={65-75}
}
Social workers experience alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems, yet little is known about how they deal with these issues. To begin to address this gap in knowledge, this study presents data from a sample of NASW members and describes how frequently social workers seek support for AOD problems, the kinds of assistance they typically obtain, how helpful they find the assistance, the barriers that discourage them from seeking help, and the relationship between help seeking and impairment. The… CONTINUE READING