A PATH FORWARD

Nurse practitioners like Cindy Shively (PM `19) - the sole full time clinician at the Franklin County Free Clinic, in Rocky Mount, Va., where between 50 and 80 percent of patients are being treated for a mental illness - are powerfully positioned to help heal our nation's mental health crisis. How? It all begins with listening.

by Christine Phelan Kueter

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Virginia Nursing Legacy magazine

On My Bookshelf

Just what is psych-mental health prof. Richard Westphal reading - and where does he go to do it?

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Virginia Nursing Legacy magazine

Psych Evolution

Since the 19th c., psych courses have always been part of nursing ed. But a growing appreciation for the mind-body connection has only deepened UVA's approach.

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Virginia Nursing Legacy magazine

Even So

A word from UVA Nursing's alumni leader Christa Hartch on recent connections, new members, and incoming UVA President James Ryan's favorite Raymond Carver poem.

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