Josue Nguefack is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who believes that the access to mental health should be a right and not a privilege. As of 2006, He has been working as a licensed practical nurse in many mental health and rehabilitation facilities. Upon the completion of his associate degree in nursing, he has continued to care for people with mental health by administering their medications, teaching families about mental illnesses, and participating in the establishment of successful different plans of care.
Eager to have more knowledge in the provision of mental healthcare, he went back to school to complete his bachelor’s degree of science in nursing and later on his master’s degree of science in nursing with a specialty in psychiatry. He has continued to work with mental health individuals and educated people with different cultural backgrounds and believes about the stigma of mental illness and how that hampers access to critical care.
His experience in managing and educating people with mental health both in the community and in different facilities has improved his expertise and nourished his enthusiasm for providing high-quality mental health care for people with different cultural affiliations and social classes.
In his free time, he reads books on the advancement of science and humanity, and participates in religious activities in his local church.
Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, less scary. — Fred Rogers