(State of Reform) ANA California identifies barriers and solutions to nurses’ mental health crisis

This article was published by State of Reform on April 19, 2022.


The American Nurses Association (ANA) California has been making efforts to address barriers impeding nurses’ access to mental health care in the state amid heightened demands as a result of pandemic-related burnout and stress.


Dr. Marketa Houskova, Executive Director of ANA California, and Carolyn Duenas, Advocacy Institute Fellow at the organization, and Jared Fesler, the organization’s Communications and Programs Manager, told State of Reform how their organization is working to make mental health care more...