OASW in the Media: See the Latest Coverage 

This National Social Work Month and Social Work Week, OASW received unprecedented media coverage after distributing our March 8 press release, 'Alarming' Mental Health Trend in Young Adult Women: New Poll, highlighting key findings from our recent poll.

OASW's CEO Dr. Deepy Sur participated in interviews with 8 radio stations, 4 television news channels, and one major online news outlet. You can read, watch and listen to some of the coverage below:

Talking Student Mental Health on TVO

On March 28, OASW was invited to join a panel discussion on TVO's the Agenda with Steve Paikin exploring rising school avoidance and student mental health. OASW's CEO Dr. Deepy Sur joined panelists from Youth Mental Health Canada, the Ontario Teachers' Federation and more for a lively discussion that explored why we're seeing more students avoid school for mental health reasons, as well as the critical role school social workers play in supporting students who are struggling.


About OASW
OASW is the voice of social work in Ontario. It is a voluntary, bilingual, non-profit association representing more than 8,500 social workers. All members have a university degree in social work at the bachelor, master or doctoral level. OASW works to actively speak on behalf of social workers on issues of interest to the profession and advocates for the improvement of social policies and programs directly affecting social work practice and client groups served.