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Social Services (Definition)

Social services refers to the benefits and facilities such as education, health care, subsidized housing, and food subsidies that the government provide to children, the disabled, the elderly, and the poor to improve their lives and living conditions.

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How can you find available social services for disabled people?

How can you find available  social services for disabled people?

Social svc: Your local mental health center (csb) would have all info. U need. ...Read more

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What does the dept of health and social services do?

What does the dept of health and social services do?

Http://www.hhs.gov/: The department of health and human services (hhs) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. ...Read more

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ADHD

Adhd is not just about attention, it interferes with social interactions, self-image and mood. ...See more

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How do I contact social services for a suicide watch for someone I know?

How do I contact social services for a suicide watch for someone I know?

You can't: Social services do not provide suicide watch. If someone is seriously suicidal, the only safe place is a hospital. Call a local psych hospital for more information. ...Read more

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Improve your relationships

Q: what's worse for your physical health than smoking and lack of exercise? A: social isolation. ...See more

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If I were to be prescribed heavy antidepressants would social services take my daughter away?

If I were to be prescribed heavy antidepressants would social services take my daughter away?

No: Unless you have suicidal or homicidal thoughts, and if you cannot take care of your daughter, then social services may intervene. ...Read more

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How do social workers collaborate with social services?

Communication...: Most collaborative efforts are done with either computers(email), fax; or, the good old fashion telephone. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive

Practice safe sex to prevent std which can affect fertility potential later. ...See more

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Are there social services for people with bulimia but cannot afford treatment?

Treatment option: There are community mental health centers that usually provide service on sliding scale. ...Read more

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