In the past couple years working as a school nurse, you have observed a high increase of mental health issues in secondary school students. As a result, school nurses have been at the frontline of mental health intervention amongst many other roles. The demand for mental health services has been overwhelming for the school nurses, as well as for the staff of district mental health resources. What particular concern is most common, and how school nurses are prepared to make changes?
Role of School Nurse for the Mental Health of Secondary High School Students
February 6, 2017
Your Institution of Affiliation
According to Blackborow, et al. (2013), Nurses are vital for any school communities for they serve as the primary evaluators of potential mental health problems, which coul