Social workers in the focus area of mental health work with individuals, families, and groups in dealing with internal, interpersonal, and environmental problems that affect mental health and social functioning. The emphasis in the curriculum prepares students to provide, coordinate, and administer community-based services for individuals/families who encounter emotional stress. Evidence-based interventions are highlighted. Also included are services for individuals with addictions. The Social Work profession provides more than half of mental health services in the country.