Only by speaking out can we create lasting change. And that change begins with coming out.
The MFP is an initiative staffed by ANA with funding from SAMHSA, making fellowships available to ethnic and racial psychiatric nursing students who are enrolled full time in an accredited master’s/doctoral nursing program.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
This week’s recommended Health and Wellness Activity
HEALTH DISPARITY RELATED ARTICLES
What to Know About Going to the Doctor When You’re Latino (opens new window)
According to the doctor, Josseline’s brother’s records showed a history of asthma and a prescription to manage it. But Josseline’s mom’s understanding from their last visit was that her son had a fever, and the prescribed inhaler was to be used temporarily until his breathing improved. Read more (opens new window)
Empowering Black Girls May Help to Reduce Drug Use, YSPH Study Finds (opens new window)
Black girls make up a relatively small portion of the overall drug-using population. But their health consequences are more severe than most: Reproductive issues, fertility issues, sexually transmitted infections and trauma exposure are all obstacles they face at statistically higher rates compared to their peers. Read more (opens new window)
How Indigenous scientists are using biomedical research to seek 'genomic justice' (opens new window)
Krystal Tsosie says there's a word for the gathering of genetic samples and data from underrepresented populations, including Indigenous people. "It's just colonialism," Tsosie said. "If we really want to talk about justice and genomic justice, then we really have to talk about data equity. And also empowering data decisions from Indigenous communities like ours." R (opens new window)ead more (opens new window)
Latest Data on COVID-19 Vaccinations Race/Ethnicity (opens new window)
The CDC reports demographic characteristics, including race/ethnicity, of people receiving COVID-19 vaccinations at the national level. As of June 07, 2021, CDC reported that race/ethnicity was known for 57% of people who had received at least one dose of r (opens new window)ead more (opens new window)
MFP/ANA ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
APA Call for Training Advisory Committee Member and Mentor Nominations
Upcoming McLean Hospital mental health webinar will address the relationship between kid and parent mental health, explain ways to positively parent during stressful times, and answer audience questions about the connections between parent and child mental health next Tuesday, October 5 at 3pm/ET Register here (opens new window)
MFP/ANA Podcast: Mental Health Trailblazers – Psychiatric Nurses Speak Up
Episode 4 featuring Dr. Phyllis Sharps, professor emerita and former associate dean for Community Programs and Initiatives at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, has been posted! Dive into Dr. Sharps' journey from being raised on a former plantation where her high-school educated father built a nurturing home that propelled her through desegregation and onto a path that led to the rare honor of having a scholarship named after her upon her recent retirement. Visit bit.ly/3gelU0r (opens new window) to listen.
Missed the MFP/ANA Virtual Intensive Summer Institute? Check out the schedule-of-events, bios of speakers and moderators, and view all the recorded sessions here: emfp.org/library/continuing-education/mfp-2021-virtual-intensive-summer-institute
The recording and/or transmission of recorded education sessions in any format is strictly prohibited.
Funding for the MFP e-Newsletter was made possible (in part) by Grant Number 1H79SM080386-03 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written training materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.