Mental Health Nursing
Everything You Need to Know About Mental Health Nursing
Mental health nurses (also called psychiatric nurses) help patients who suffer from mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression to recover their mental health so that they can live to their fullest potential. Mental health nurses are experts in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders. They are trained in behavioral therapy, which allows these nurses to teach patients as well as their friends and family how to deal with challenges that go along with psychiatric disorders.
$60,000 - $75,000
Annual Salary Range
Nursing Diploma, ASN, or BSN