New York State Association of School Nurses

Caring for New York’s Future





 

 

 

 

 

Advancing the Practice of School Nursing





 

 

 

 

Enhancing the Educational Success of Students

Promoting Quality Health Services

New York State Association of School Nurses

Caring for New York’s Future





 

 

 

 

 

Advancing the Practice of School Nursing



 

 

 

 

 

Enhancing the Educational Success of Students

Promoting Quality Health Services

New York State Association of School Nurses

NYSASN continues to support legislation that would ensure a nurse in every school,
a school nurse for the inspection of pupils, and a minimum of one school nurse per school building.
Please join us in our efforts to support the role of the school nurse. Read more here.

New York State

Association of School Nurses

 

Caring for New York’s Future

 

 Our Mission: To advance the practice of school nursing and enhance the educational success of students by promoting quality health services.

President’s Message

Dear Members and Colleagues,

Congratulations to the School Nurses who are receiving the award for Excellence in School Nursing today, May 10, 2017, National School Nurse Day!! I hope you are all having a successful 2016/2017 school year and that those professional goals you set for yourself in the new year have become a reality!! As we celebrate School Nurse Day this week I hope you each find yourselves feeling like an important member  …  (read more)

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Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why is a theatrical and glamorized portrayal of the tragedy of suicide. The discussions concerning its appropriateness and influence dominate media attention as we enter May, Mental Health Month. Despite the popularity of this series, many people do not understand the magnitude and devastating impact of the current mental health crisis. The CDC reports that death by suicide is the second leading cause of death for people aged 15-35 years, and the third for children aged 10-14.1 Additionally, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, cognitive impairment, eating/ body image disorders, behavioral concerns and ADHD are some of the most common mental health issues seen in our schools. No less than 13-20% of children living in the United States (up to 1 out of 5 children) experience a mental disorder in a given year. 2 Half (50%) of those children will never receive treatment. 3 (read more…)