Emergency Break — Ebook

A Novel

Auteur : Bobi Gentry Goodwin
Publication : 05/11/2019
Langue : English
Pages : 256
Éditeur : She Writes Press
ISBN : 9781631526077
Catégories : Fiction / Afro-américains / Chrétien, Fiction / Vie de famille, Fiction / Chrétien / Général

KEY SELLING POINTS: • Author is the first-ever recipient of the She Writes Press STEP scholarship (She Writes Press Toward Equality in Publishing), a scholarship put into place to provide a publishing package and 500-book print run to a woman of color to address the issue of diversity in the publishing industry. The author was chosen out of 29 submissions. • Author is the first-ever recipient of the She Writes Press STEP scholarship (She Writes Press Toward Equality in Publishing), a scholarship put into place to provide a publishing package and 500-book print run to a woman of color to address the issue of diversity in the publishing industry. The author was chosen out of 29 submissions. • In 2016, there were over 680,000 social workers in the US. By 2026, the number of social workers is projected to increase to more than 790,000 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). • As of 2017, 21.6% of US social workers identified as Black or African American, making that group the second most common race or ethnic group in this occupation. • Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a given year, and approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S.—9.8 million, or 4%—experiences a serious mental illness in a given year that substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities (National Alliance on Mental Illness). • Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the general population (www.nami.org). • 21.5 million Americans aged 12 and up battled a substance use disorder in 2014, and almost 80% of individuals suffering from a substance use disorder struggled with an alcohol use disorder. • 9% of men and 11% of women of reproductive age in the US have experienced fertility problems (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development). • On average there are 123 suicides per day in the US, and for every successful suicide, there are 25 suicide attempts (American Foundation for Suicide Preventions). • 70.6% of Americans identify as Christian, and nearly 8 in 10 African Americans identify as Christian (Pew Research Center). AUDIENCE: • Anyone who works as a social worker, who worked as a social worker in the past, or who is interested in working as a social worker • Anyone who has struggled with substance abuse • Families and friends of anyone who has struggled with substance abuse • Anyone who has struggled with mental illness • Families and friends of anyone who has struggled with mental illness • Anyone who has attempted suicide • Anyone who has lost a friend or relative to suicide • Anyone who has struggled with infertility • Christian readers in general, and African American Christian readers in particular

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