To finally recognize our own invisibility is to finally be on the path toward visibility. Invisibility is not a natural state for anyone.
― Mitsuye Yamada
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
This week’s recommended Health and Wellness Activity
MFP/ANA ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) at the American Nurses Association (ANA) is proud to highlight several MFP/ANA trailblazers of Asian American and Pacific Islander descent. (opens new window)Read more (opens new window) (opens new window)
The following upcoming events may be of interest to you:
Check out season 2, episode 4 of “Mental Health Trailblazers, Psychiatric Nurses Speak Up!” at emfp.org/news/mental-health-trailblazers-podcast! Hear current doctoral Fellow Griselle B. Estrada, MSN, RN, and host Indrias Kassaye discuss the importance of having nursing educators that reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of nursing students and the wider community. Ms. Estrada is currently completing the dissertation phase of her PhD in Nursing at Duquesne University. Her research interests include culturally congruent, evidence-based interventions that promote mental wellbeing and suicide prevention in Puerto Rican communities.
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