J'Andra Antisdel

MSN, RN, PMH-BC, CNE , Doctoral (Current)

J'Andra Lashay Antisdel, MSN, RN, PMH-BC, CNE, is a third-year PhD student at Indiana University School of Nursing in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and a Certified Nurse Educator through the National League for Nursing. Her research interests are broadly related to the effects of internet culture and social media on mental health. Specifically, she has focused on signs, symptoms, and risk factors of cyber victimization in teens to identify and address gaps in the research concerning the assessment of teens for cyber victimization in the healthcare setting. Additionally, through her research, she strives to find methods for healthcare professionals to engage teens and promote healthy online behaviors.

Mrs. Antisdel has served as a psychiatric mental health nurse for 19 years. She has provided care to populations across the lifespan and continues her dedication to mental health nursing as an assistant professor at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana. In the undergraduate nursing program, she endeavors to increase awareness of mental health issues among current and future healthcare professionals. Her teaching strategies include activities that raise empathy for those with mental health issues.

Mrs. Antisdel serves on the Mental Health Advisory Council for Indiana Disability Rights as a voice for an increasingly vulnerable population. She previously served on the Board of Directors for a recovery community dedicated to providing a safe, sober living environment for those affected by substance abuse disorders.