Mental Health in the Community
Go to the Healthy People 2020 website
Search for the option in “M” for Mental Health and Mental Disorders and click into this option
After reading the Overview section for Mental Health and Mental Disorders, click into the Objectives for this section.
From the Objective section, pick TWO objectives/goals from the list that you feel affect YOUR community (either your county, city, or state)
In your paper, note the number of the TWO objectives chosen as well as the names and explain why these TWO were chosen related to YOUR community.
As a nurse in your community, what can YOU do to help the community move towards these two objectives/goals? (this is about what YOU personally can do, ok to use first person)
Explain how physical health and mental health are correlated. What impact does each have on the other?
Give at least one detailed example of how either a specific physical ailment leads to a breakdown in mental health or how a specific mental health disorder can lead to physical issues. Be specific and detailed.
Explain Trauma Informed Care in detail.
As a nurse, how can YOU use Trauma Informed Care to assist a child who has been impacted by trauma? (this is about what YOU personally can do, ok to use first person)