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.
It does not require many words to speak the truth.
– Chief Joseph
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
Racial Equity Tools supports everyone working to achieve racial equity (opens new window)
We offer tools, research, tips, curricula, and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working for racial justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities, and the culture at large. Read more (opens new window)
Why Race Matters If You Have Depressio (opens new window)n (opens new window)
Depression is the leading cause of illness and disability worldwide, per the World Health Organization (WHO). And while depression can affect anyone, a growing body of research shows people of color in the United States are often hit hardest by this condition. Read more (opens new window)
Intersectionality and the invisibility of transgender health in the Philippines (opens new window)
Transgender (trans) Filipinos are disproportionately vulnerable to health problems because of the inaccessibility of essential healthcare services resulting from the invisibility and exclusion of trans health in Philippine health and related social institutions. Read more (opens new window)
Notes from the Field: E-cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2022 (opens new window)
Since 2014, e-cigarettes have been the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. middle and high school students (1). Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine, which is highly addictive, can harm the developing adolescent brain, and can increase risk for future addiction to other drugs (2). Read more (opens new window)
MFP/ANA ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
The following webinars may be of interest to you:
• SAMHSA Office of Behavioral Health Equity (OBHE) sponsored webinar series on Advancing Equity - "Combating Bias and Microaggressions"
• SAMHSA Office of Behavioral Health Equity (OBHE) sponsored webinar series on Advancing Equity - "Applying Microinterventions & Enhancing Allyship"
• University of Massachusetts Amherst - "Reckoning with Racism in Nursing, Our Voices Part II"
Funding for the MFP e-Newsletter was made possible (in part) by Grant Number 1H79SM080386-04 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.