Psych Nursing Specialty Areas and Topics

Child & Adolescent Mental Health
Resources covering topics such as child and adolescent trauma, depression, suicide, anxiety, learning disabilities, and more
Emergency Nursing
Resources regarding psychiatric-mental health care in emergency departments and more.
Geropsych Nursing
Resources from the Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative, helpful links, and continuing education on caring for older adults.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatric-Mental Health Resources Emergency Nurse Resources Geropsychiatric Nurse Resources
     
Integrated Physical & Mental Health Care
FAQs and a general background on the topic, tools, examples of initiatives and best practices, and continuing education
Military Mental Health & PTSD
Resources regarding Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD treatment options, and tips for civilian health care professionals
Multiple Chronic Conditions
Resources on caring for persons with mental health and chronic conditions, including an HHS framework and APNA continuing education
Integrated Care Resources Military & Resources Multiple Chronic Conditions Resources
     
Recovery
Information on free webinars, links to guidebooks, brochures, kits, fact sheets, and more
Safety
A toolkit of resources and key messages which speak to the key role psychiatric-mental health nurses play in promoting safety.
Substance Use
Guides, screening tools, FAQs, continuing education and more from organizations such as SAMHSA, NIDA, and APNA
Recovery Resources Substance Use Resources Substance Use Resources
     
Tobacco Dependence
Resources on smoking cessation including screening tools, clinical practice guidelines, and more.
   
     

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