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Holistic Approaches on Mental Health

Because a host of factors contribute to mental disorders, a holistic approach is needed to address the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual needs of the person.

Johns Hopkins nurse clinicians, educators, students, and researchers work to address the continuum of mental health, from prevention to intervention, treatment, and recovery supports for individuals, groups, and populations. The goal for all is preventing mental and substance use disorders, removing barriers for those who need treatment, and promoting the health, well-being, and quality of life for all we touch.

Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions

Centers and Initiatives

Our faculty-led, interdisciplinary centers and initiatives strengthen a focused area of scholarship in health care by providing an environment to expand the knowledge base, integrate specific education and practice initiatives, and mentor new scholars.

Faculty Spotlight
Tamar Rodney
DNP Advanced Practice Psych Mental Health Track Coordinator

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a formidable opponent. Tamar Rodney believes the key to beating PTSD is acting quickly to identify the syndrome and giving the science time to catch up. Dr. Rodney is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner who has worked in trauma and psychiatry. Her PhD research looked at biomarkers for PTSD in veterans with a traumatic brain injury. […]

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