• As A Mental Health Nurse, This Is What I Want People To Know

    11 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    Mental healthcare is a topic that is widely talked about but poorly understood. I, by no means, claim to have all the answers, but as a mental health nurse I do have some insight.
    We do not become mental health nurses by accident.
    No one just falls into mental health nursing. Pursuing a career in this particular field takes a significant amount of effort, patience, and a thick skin. Most RNs who choose to work in mental health do so because they have a very personal experience related to mental illness and are passionate about helping others navigate the treatment process.
    I work with many...
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