m a personal standpoint, one may also anticipate organizing a county-wide activism to conscientise the public on the need for a guided use of antidepressants.
Just as Méndez-Bonito (2006) recommends, at the mezzo level, the social worker practices the social worker will narrow the campaign to promote awareness in the neighborhoods, schools and churches. In these events, the need to promote a guided use of antidepressants will be taught, with dangers of avoiding the use of antidepressants, ignoring major depressive disorders and using antidepressants in an unguided manner being highlighted.
It is at the two points immediately above that the posting by Philip Long fails, since he limits his approach to the micro level of engagement in social work. The import of this is that by making a dereliction on the macro and mezzo levels of social work, Long fails to appreciate and deal with far-reaching environmental factors that inhibit proper and guided use of antidepressants (Long, 1998).
At the micro level, the social worker has to ensure that his efforts are done at the interpersonal level, to factor the exchange between the social worker and the client using antidepressants. The social worker will take measures to ensure that the client adheres to proper dosage, takes proper diet and easily accesses social services when necessary. The social worker will also do well to engage the family of the individual, so as to grace the effort with a more collective