Each week a quote is shared for your consideration. Some quotes might offer comfort, hope, a challenge, a chuckle, or inspiration. You may or may not agree with the quote, but it is offered simply to help you reflect and ponder.
Suicide doesn’t end the chances of life getting worse, it eliminates the possibility of it ever getting any better.
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
MFP/ANA ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
Congratulations to current Doctoral Fellow Helena Addison on recently being invited to speak to one of Penn Nursing's Human Sexuality Classes on trauma informed care in nursing. Helena's presentation was titled, "Resist Re-Traumatization."
Congratulations to Dr. Coretta Jenerette for her role in The University of South Carolina at Columbia being awarded a 13 million dollar grant, from the National Institutes of Health’s Common Fund, to fast-track faculty diversity. Dr. Jenerette is the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity and a professor with the College of Nursing. Read more (opens new window)
September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Listen to MFP alumnus Dr. Cheedy Jaja cover several key topics including how sickle cell disease, both here in the United States and worldwide, is a poster child for health inequity, takeaways from time spent in his native Sierra Leone during the peak of the Ebola crisis, and how local traditions outside of Western modern medicine continue to play powerful roles in global communities when it comes to psychiatric and mental health. in podcast episode season 1, episode 11.
The following may be of interest to you:
• On-Demand CDC Total Worker Health Webinar Series
A free webinar series to highlight the latest research and case studies for protecting the safety and health of workers. Learn more (opens new window)
On-Demand MFP/ANA Suicide Prevention Awareness Webinars:
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