News Category: Centers & Initiatives

Celebrating National Nurses Week: May 6-12, 2020

May 6, 2020

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing celebrates National Nurses Week by highlighting a few of our alumni, students, and instructors who have heard and responded to the call of our profession amid challenging times. Read more about these leaders below and join us in our celebration of these everyday heroes.

The UT Austin School of Nursing Family and Children’s Wellness Center Responds to COVID-19.

May 6, 2020

Since taking the helm four years ago as the director for the UT Austin School of Nursing Family Wellness Center and Children’s Wellness Center, Dr. Stephanie Morgan has steered the clinics through multiple obstacles. However, in the wake of COVID-19, Dr. Morgan has met an all new set of daunting circumstances, while ensuring the community retains access to health care services.

Mental Health Programs Change Strategy Under COVID-19

April 14, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas — Due to the unique challenges that COVID-19 presents to underserved Austin communities, a collaboration between the School of Nursing and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin is switching gears.

AMEN Program Responds to Wellness Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 10, 2020

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

Improving the Lives of All Persons Impacted by Mental Illness

March 31, 2020

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

Enhance Awareness for Suicide Prevention

Feb. 10, 2020

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

Raising Awareness and Reducing Stigma around Mental Health Issues

Jan. 13, 2020

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

Managing Stress through the Holidays

Dec. 20, 2019

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.