Psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner alumna Catherine Haese will serve as the graduate student speaker at the spring 2023 commencement ceremony before starting a new position where she will use her personal experience to foster addiction recovery solutions and treat mental health issues.
School of Nursing News
Addiction and homelessness plague scores of people in Anchorage. Those topics will be the centerpiece of a Feb. 2 UAA Think Tank session, which is co-hosted by the UAA School of Nursing, with Anchorage Gospel Rescue Mission featured as the guest agency.
A monthly injection of Vivitrol calms cravings for heroin, giving real help to addicts emerging from prison and, as UAA DNP alumna Jyll Green discovered, providing a good chance of keeping them from going back behind bars.