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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Supporting Our Grantees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We know these are unprecedented times and understand many of you are on the front lines assisting populations without the resources to navigate this. Thank you for your continued service to our community. We are honored to be among your supporters. Starting today, we are taking the following steps to support our community and grantees through this pandemic. 1. Unrestricting …

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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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From No to Yes: Why My Perspective on Self-Care Changed

I recently attended a morning meeting at the end of a long work week. Professionals from various sectors in Nashville were represented, collectively sitting around the same table to tackle top issues plaguing the health of Tennesseans. As the meeting unfolded, I noticed a common theme on the faces of attendees: zombie-like expressions. Bags under glazed-over eyes, mouths slightly open, …

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Need Some New Self-Care Ideas?

If you’re looking for self-care ideas that go beyond massages and bubble baths, you’ve come to the right place. This issue invites you to explore music for relaxation, focus, or to lower anxiety. Review your self-care plan, try a new form of art therapy or a new type of movement. Visit your local park or take a fun class. Explore and enjoy! …

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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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