School nursing is a specialized practice of nursing that advances the well-being, academic success, and lifelong achievement and health of students. Keeping children healthy, safe, in school, and ready to learn should be a top priority for both healthcare and educational systems. With approximately 55.9 million students in public and private elementary and secondary schools, educational institutions are
excellent locations to promote health in children (National Center for
Education Statistics, n.d.) and the school nurse is uniquely positioned to
meet student health needs (National Association of School Nurses Position
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22% or almost 1 in 4 adults (National Institute of Mental Health, 2017) and an estimated 1 in 6 children (American Association of Family Physicians, 2019) in the US suffer from some form of Mental Health Disorder.