mental health

$230 Million in Health Resiliency Grants to To Expand Healthcare Services

Oct 31, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS News

TENNESSEE - The Tennessee Department of Health will launch a $230 million grant program on Nov. 3, 2022, to expand the availability and delivery of quality healthcare services.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools invests in free mental health service Program available to all employees, parents and students

Aug 11, 2022 at 06:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools has invested in a mental health service to link students, families and employees with therapists and counselors. The service provider is known as Ca.... Read More

Grant that added a mental health expert to the Murfreesboro Police Force set to expire in 2023 - MPD could make this a permanent position

Aug 04, 2022 at 12:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – In February of this year, the Murfreesboro Police Department announced the addition of their very first mental health co-responder to be.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Edited Photos and Other Images in the Media - What are you REALLY Seeing?

Jun 08, 2022 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Editing images and the pictures you see in magazines, on websites and in the news – what is real and what is considered okay and what is a no-no? With more,.... Read More

MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss with an audio commentary about news surrounding the recent school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Jun 01, 2022 at 06:48 am by WGNS

Audio Commentary: Journalism and the reporting of the past shooting in Uvalde, Texas - With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…  Verbatim.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Department adds first mental health co-responder

Feb 11, 2022 at 09:47 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) has partnered with Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System in adding the department's first men.... Read More

TrustPoint Hospital Offers "Partial Hospitalization Program"

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:43 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  On Thursday (12/16/2021) TrustPoint Hospital expanded its levels of care with a new partial hospitalization program. The local facility at 1009 N. Thompso.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas expands online mental health and counseling services

Dec 03, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas, part of Ascension, is increasing access to essential mental health and counseling services for those in our communities who need it most. Ascension Onl.... Read More

TN Marked International Overdose Awareness Day on Monday

Sep 01, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Tennesseans paused on the last day of August with others around the world to remember, reflect and recover from the effects of overdose.The state departments of Health and Men.... Read More