School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: A Grieving Father’s Plea About Suicide in Nursing

A grieving father shared a letter he found when he searched through his daughter's belongings after her death by suicide. She was a nurse.  The letter is entitled - A Letter to My Abuser and it is written to the healthcare machine that betrayed her trust and belief that she would be cared for as… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: A Grieving Father’s Plea About Suicide in Nursing

Suicide Prevention

The Relentless School Nurse: A Story From a Friend in Recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week

Yelaika Lopez represents what is best about our future leaders. She is on a mission to break barriers and reduce the stigma of seeking treatment for mental health issues. Stigma prevents people from accessing treatment for up to a decade, according to The National Council of Behavioral Health.  I was fortunate to meet Yelaika while… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: A Story From a Friend in Recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week