About ISPN


ISPN – The International Society of Psychiatric-Mental health Nurses – was formed in 1999 as a result of the amalgamation of four independent psychiatric-mental health nursing organizations. More information on the history of ISPN history, can be found here.

Our Mission (adopted December 2023)

ISPN’s mission is ‘to promote advanced psychiatric-mental health nursing leadership in practice, research, education, and policy worldwide.’.

Our Vision (adopted December 2023)

ISPN will be the premier, global psychiatric-mental health nurses' organization.

 Our Value Statements