The Music City LOAL chapter was established in September 2015 and provides certification procedures for therapy pets and their owners, while working to increase public awareness of the benefits of pet provided therapy. Music City LOAL has volunteers in Davidson County and surrounding counties including Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson, Williamson, Cheatham and Robertson and is certified through the National LOAL Headquarters.
This year has been challenging, to say the least. With social distancing and wearing of masks we’re able to venture out. However, for healthcare, more and more people are switching to telemedicine. It’s a great option. It not only keeps you safe, it saves time and in the case of myURGENCYMD, money.
With in-person health services limited due to COVID-19, Greater Than AIDS, a public information initiative of KFF, and Walgreens today announced a new program to provide 10,000 OraQuick® In-Home HIV Test kits to support expanded testing options in high-need areas.
Leon Silvers, LMHC, will deliver a virtual presentation on “Drag Therapy: Theory and Practice” on July 15, 2020. This online event will be held in conjunction with the New York Center for Living and is open to mental health professionals, educators, and patients across the country.
If you do not have a mindfulness practice or a way to create space around the thoughts that are taking over your head during this time, find your anxious friend and ask them to help you start building a toolbox.
Luckily for Middle Tennessee, we have a few inclusive centers and the Nashville Recovery Center (NRC) is one of these. They offer inpatient and outpatient treatment along with community events open to everyone.