Can you be a mental health nurse if

You have Schizophrenia?

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Yes I hear a lot of people who work in mental health have a mental illness themselves.

I suppose it depends how bad it affects you or how you are coping on meds

In the US, it depends. On the licensing exam there is a question about whether you have ever been involuntarily hospitalized. If you answer yes, I think your case gets individually reviewed.

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I applied

I might not get past the criminal record check though. I am nervous

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Good luck! :crossed_fingers:
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Thanks. I got conflicting information on funding, but we’ll see what happens.

I wish it wasn’t saturday as now I have to wait till monday and I don’t like things not resolved.

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