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Improving School Nurse Mental Health is Essential

By NASN Inc posted 11-11-2022 11:27


A new article about the study examining school nurse mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Suicidal Ideation Among School Nurses in Prekindergarten through Grade 12 Schools, was released in The Journal of School Nursing.

The mental health of school nurses is integral to supporting the health of students and school staff and, ultimately, the well-being of families. There are school-based policies and practices that can help reduce workplace stressors and increase workplace supports for school nurses. Visit CDC Healthy Schools for specific findings and recommendations from the School Nurses Mental Health Study.