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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Resources

A collection of resources curated for psychiatric-mental health nurses: From toolkits to graduate school listings, the APNA Resource Center is your first access point for information on topics across the spectrum of psychiatric-mental health nursing.

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Gratitude Practice for Nurses

Supporting well-being and building a culture of gratitude in nursing.
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Suicide Prevention Resource Center Treating Suicidal Patients During COVID-19

A series of videos covering: Initiating & Making Remote Contact, Assessing Suicide Risk, and Developing a Safety Plan Remotely
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Joint Commission Providing Behavioral Health Care Via Telehealth

Covers issues relevant to organizations managing the COVID-19 pandemic
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CDC Guidance: Using Telehealth to Expand Access to Essential Health Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Telehealth Modalities, Benefits and Potential Uses of Telehealth, Strategies to Increase Telehealth Uptake, Telehealth Reimbursement, Safeguards for Telehealth Services, Potential Limitations of Telehealth
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Recovery and Reintegration for Healthcare Workers Following COVID-19 Surges

Recognizing these stressors associated with reintegration helps promote strategies that individuals and organizations can take to promote healthy reintegration.
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Self-care strategies in response to nurses’ moral injury during COVID-19 pandemic

Strategies designed to ease the pain of moral injury related to COVID-19, including building moral resilience through mindfulness and practicing self-stewardship by nurturing yourself.
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COVID-19 Policy Updates

This page will continue to be updated as new guidance and information becomes available. General | Substance Use Disorder Treatment | Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services | Additional Info General Updates Enhanced
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National Institutes of Health

The new Spanish COVID-19 site features health information on testing, treatments, vaccines, clinical trials, and more.
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SAMHSA’s Crisis Services: Meeting Needs, Saving Lives

A compendium detailing crisis intervention services, best practices and related components of crisis services, for use by a wide array of community leaders and health care providers to work toward
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CMS Telemedicine Toolkit

Toolkit to help expand access to care during this time using telehealth.
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How to Prepare for a Video Appointment with Your Mental Health Clinician

An infographic from SMIAdviser on tips for using telehealth options with your mental health clinician.
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SMIAdviser: Tips for Telehealth Billing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A tip sheet on how to bill telehealth sessions during this pandemic.