Virtual Healing for the Healer: Preparing for Your At-Home Retreat

One of the programs of The Healing Trust beyond grantmaking is our Healing for the Healer retreats. The Trust has offered them since 2008 as a way to say thank you to helping professionals in our community by providing a free day of rest, relaxation, and self-care centered on the belief that the healing and wholeness of service professionals matters …

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New Self-Care Digest!

What is saving your life right now? Now, more than ever, we need to check-in with ourselves and give ourselves some grace.  Read more about how one of our team members is practicing hope and tending to her needs at this time.

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Mental Health Resources

Taking care of our mental health is critical during these uncertain times. While meeting with a therapist in-person isn’t available right now, telehealth and text-based sessions are available through the 24-hour Crisis Line at (615) 244-7444 and the providers below.  Insight Counseling Centers – telehealth Refuge Center for Counseling – telehealth Mercy Community Healthcare – telehealth Hope Clinic for Women – …

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Census Resources and Funding

More than 260 federal programs base their state allocations on census numbers and use this data to plan for transportation, infrastructure, schools, healthcare and more. It is estimated that Tennessee will lose as much as $2,600 per person per year in federal dollars for each uncounted resident in the 2020 census. Please help us spread the word about the importance of …

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Success with Succession Planning: 4 Steps to Take Right Now

Every year, we produce a board report on grantee outcomes. Generally, 10-15% of grantees do not meet their intended outcomes and reasons can vary. This year, however, we saw a consistent theme for outcomes not being met – staff turnover. As a result, grantees did not meet their outcomes, and more importantly, clients did not receive services during the turnover. …

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Welcome to the Self-Care Digest!

Welcome to the first issue of The Healing Trust’s Self-Care Digest: a quarterly collection of resources for you to explore at your own pace, intended to help you build and update your own self-care toolkit. Each issue will provide examples of different self-care practices and resources, including local classes and workshops. We’ll also have a reminder to #checkyourselfcare as a …

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Plan a Day of Self-Care With These Free Resources

Self-care includes preventative measures to keep your mind, body, and spirit balanced. People who practice adequate self-care experience reduced stress, increased productivity, improved health, and better work-life blend. Regular self-care can also help prevent burnout and compassion fatigue. We recognize the significance of self-care for everyone and have created resources to help you on your self-care journey. The Planning Guide …

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(Re)Treat Yourself! Everything You Wanted to Know About Our Self-Care Retreats

Self-care is currently having a moment – from articles and news segments on mindfulness and meditation, to journals and coloring books on store shelves. Recently, even the term self-care has become more mainstream – a positive development towards promoting the concept. At The Healing Trust, we believe it is so essential that we developed retreats that specifically focus on self-care. …

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Advocacy Grant Program FAQ

Curious about our Advocacy Grants Program?  Check out the answers to these FAQs below. What kinds of advocacy do you fund? The Trust funds systems change advocacy, meaning advocacy that is directed towards institutions and organizations to change policy, procedures and practice to improve access to health care services and/or the prevention and mitigation of Adverse Childhood Experiences. The institutions/organizations …

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