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January 2, 2020 Nashville has a mental health problem. So, what do we do about it?

Brett Kelman, Nashville Tennessean Nashville residents appear to have worse mental health than the rest of Tennessee or peer cities in other states, raising concerns about whether enough is being done to treat stress and depression in the city, according…

December 20, 2019 NashvilleHealth Chairman and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D. Applauds Passage of Tobacco 21 to Prevent Next Generation of Nicotine Addicts

“On behalf of the NashvilleHealth Governing Board, I am pleased that our Congressional leadership has made the critically-important move to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarette products from 18 to 21. This will prevent the next generation…

December 13, 2019 Speakers Series Highlights Nashville’s Mental Health Needs and Collaborations for Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2019 Nashville, Tennessee – Today, Nashville Health and the Metro Public Health Department hosted national and local leaders for a community-wide conversation, Understanding Mental Health Needs and Collaborations for Care, to improve mental health and well-being…

December 10, 2019 What you can do to help Nashville’s growing mental health crisis | Opinion

Paul Gionfriddo and Tom Starling, Guest Columnists, Nashville Tennessean Tim has spent much of his five decades homeless — living on the streets of San Francisco, failed by the system time and time again. Diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 5, the…

October 28, 2019 NashvilleHealth Three-Year Report

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