NASN New Resource for Supporting Youth Mental and Behavioral Health in Schools

By Jenna Michaels

NASN recently released a consensus document, Elevating the Role of School Nurses in SchoolBased Mental and Behavioral Health, that identified key priorities and opportunities in supporting youth mental and behavioral health in schools. Included in the document are:

  • Key priority areas for advancing school-based mental health programs for students.
  • Opportunities for school nurses to support school-based mental health programs.
  • Considerations for leaders in health and education fields including administrators and policymakers, providers and educators to support youth mental and behavioral health programs.