mental illness

Branches Announces New Executive Director

Aug 19, 2022 at 05:20 am by WGNS

The community is invited to a reception to welcome the new Executive Director of Branches, Joshua Courtney, PA-C. The reception will be held on Thursday, September, 15, 2022 f.... Read More

Local Non-Profit Continues to Push Forward with Plans for a New Facility to Further Help the Homeless with Stability

Jul 07, 2022 at 04:31 pm by WGNS

Local non-profit The Journey Home in Murfreesboro continues to help the homeless community as they make plans to build a new facility, one mile south of their current location.... Read More

Life and the trauma many experience - how much of that trauma can you live with Vs. getting help to overcome?

Jun 30, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Today, WGNS’ Scott Walker interviewed Elliot Pinsly, President & CEO of the Behavioral Health Foundation and State Representative Mike Sparks. Pinsly talked about tr.... 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

Lunch & Learn in Murfreesboro on Mental Illness and the Screening of The Pink Canopy Film

Oct 21, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The community is invited to attend an evening of mental health awareness. This event will consist of the premier documentary film, “The Pink Canopy," from writer/produ.... Read More

Organization that Focuses on Helping those with Mental Illness or Addiction Open New / Larger Facility in Murfreesboro

Jul 16, 2021 at 02:38 pm by WGNS

Volunteer Behavioral Health in Murfreesboro recently expanded and moved into a brand new facility on Williams Drive near Medical Center Parkway. Previous to their move this.... Read More

Addiction and Mental Health Struggles in the Past 16-Months

Jul 08, 2021 at 03:12 pm by WGNS

We are now starting to see the results of how COVID-19 impacted those who struggled with addiction.That was Megan Davenport with the Tennessee Department of Correction’s.... Read More

Nearly one third of Tennessee parents are worried their child has an undiagnosed mental health condition, new poll finds

Jul 15, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

One third of Tennessee parents with children aged 6-17 are worried their child has an undiagnosed mental health condition, a new poll from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Heal.... Read More