Stacy Flaten, FNP-BC, is a board-certified nurse practitioner and a member of our Behavioral Health team. She works with doctors, counselors, and other healthcare professionals to provide inpatient care to people with mental health and addiction issues. With close to 20 years of nursing experience, Stacy has cared for patients across the lifespan, practicing primarily in medical-surgical, NICU, and orthopedic settings in Fargo, Minot, and Bismarck, often in leadership positions. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from North Dakota State University in 2003 and completed a Master of Science in Nurse Education from the University of Mary, Bismarck, in 2015. She served on the nursing faculty of Minot State University for four years from 2014 to 2018. Later, she developed an interest in behavioral health nursing. She continued to advance her education, completing post-master’s training as a family nurse practitioner through Purdue Global University. Stacy is a member of the American Nurses Association.
Behavioral Health relates to a person’s psychological well-being and their ability to function in daily life. Trinity's Behavioral Health Services is comprised of a multidisciplinary team that offers individualized treatment plans to help people resolve both mental health issues and problems of chemical dependency or substance abuse.
Psychiatry is a field of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, including anxiety disorder, depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.