What a treat! I was invited by podcast hosts, psychiatrist Dr. Candida Fink, and educator Jo-Ann Berry to have a conversation about school health and safety. Mental Health Goes to School is a new podcast with an important mission, to bridge the gap in understanding the connection between home, school, and the mental health… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Mental Health Goes to School – A Teacher & A Psychiatrist Walk Into a Podcast!
This book, Courageous Well-Being for Nurses, sits on my bedside table and came just in time for the start of the new school year! I am enjoying reading the many stories shared by nurses who generously reveal their challenges and triumphs to reclaim their emotional well-being. I am sharing my enthusiastic endorsement of this important… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Courageous Well-Being for Nurses – Strategies for Renewal
Another school shooting, more mothers marching, and the death of children from gun violence brought musicians MILCK & Natasha Bedingfield together to write a song for change. Can we "uncross our arms" on difficult issues and come to a place of agreement on keeping your children and my children safe? Listen to this moving new… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: “Your Child, My Child” – Making Change Through Music
Coming to theatres near you this fall, is a new documentary that uplifts science and debunks the myths around vaccination that have caused dissension and cynicism, turning it into a highly charged issue. In the realm of keeping our children safe, vaccines win, hands down. But why have they become such a lightening rod… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Shot in The Arm – Healing is Coming
Dear friends, On September 8th, 2023, Sharon Guthrie, a beloved school nurse, Executive Director of the Iowa School Nurses Organization, friend to many, dedicated nursing professor, and advocate, had a life-altering motorcycle accident on her way to work. She is currently in critical but stable condition at the University of Iowa Hospital, where we… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: One of Our Own Needs Our Help! Please Support Sharon Guthrie on Her Long Road to Recovery