Dr. Katie Pavek was awarded a SoN Research and Scholarship Committee grant to support the project MINDSTRONG™: Improving Wellness for UW-Madison School of Nursing Students.
Dr. Anne Ersig, PhD, RN was awarded a SoN Research and Scholarship Committee grant to support the project Stress and Allostatic Load in Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions.
Asst. Professor Elliot Tebbe, PhD, LP, discusses his research in mental health and well-being in LGBTQ+ populations and the opportunity to improve quality of life it provides.
By normalizing conversations about mental health and offering social and peer support for those who may be struggling, nurses can help erase the stigmas associated with mental illness. The most important phrase for nurses to remember when it comes to mental health and mental illness is simple: You are not alone.
Barbara Abrams ’69 generously established the Barbara Leadholm Abrams Community Mental Health Research Fund at the School of Nursing. The Abrams Research Fund will in large part support the work of Professor Earlise Ward, PhD.
Opinion | By Sarah Endicott DNP ’13 While there is no single solution to the problem of increasing access to high quality health care, there are answers. One is to allow advanced practice registered nurses to practice to the full extent of their education, training and experience.
Sadat Abiri ’99, MSN ’10, MPH ’12 is a psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioner and a mental health advocate, particularly for immigrants and the homeless. Abiri is bringing leaders and psychiatrists from Africa to Madison to continue their conversation about dispelling mental health myths and stigma as well as to increase access to mental health care.
The opioid epidemic continues to claim lives, disrupt families and challenge communities, but nurses are hardly standing idly by. In many settings, they are creating solutions, implementing new programs, and driving change for nurses, patients, health systems and communities.
The School of Nursing’s Psychiatric Mental Health Care Certificate program helps health care providers throughout Wisconsin get certified to prescribe and diagnose in mental health cases.
A new study of students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison finds the university’s Division I athletes in enviable psychological shape—reporting a level of mental well-being far above their non-athlete classmates.That’s a bit of a surprise to Traci Snedden, the UW–Madison professor of nursing who led the study, which was published by the American Journal of Health Promotion.