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Montgomery County Health Council working to Identify, Address County’s Top Health Needs

 

Montgomery County Health CouncilClarksville, TN – For more than two decades, Tennessee’s county health councils have provided critical leadership in bringing people together to tackle pressing issues in their communities. The Montgomery County Health Council will continue this work by leading a County Health Assessments (CHA).

Supported by the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH), the Montgomery County Health Council will lead a six-month process to collect and share stories and local data related to Montgomery County.

Montgomery County Health Council to conduct Community Health Assessment.

Montgomery County Health Council to conduct Community Health Assessment.

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Montgomery County Health Council creates Mental Health Directory

 

Montgomery County Health CouncilMontgomery County, TN – If you or a family member are experiencing a mental health crisis it can be difficult to find and understand what treatment options are available.

Last year, the Montgomery County Health Council (MCHC) undertook an initiative to create a public directory listing in one document resources available within our community.

MCHC Monthly Meeting: Members and guest, Candis Batey, display the Montgomery County Mental Health Directory. (Back Row L to R) Tim Swaw, Jay Albertia, Joey Smith, Isaiah Hurtado and Rich Holladay. (Middle Row L to R) Candis Batey, Carlye Sommers, Dr. Patty Orr, Loretta Bryant and Tanya Johnson. (Front Row L to R) Patti Hill and Bertha Drew.

MCHC Monthly Meeting: Members and guest, Candis Batey, display the Montgomery County Mental Health Directory. (Back Row L to R) Tim Swaw, Jay Albertia, Joey Smith, Isaiah Hurtado and Rich Holladay. (Middle Row L to R) Candis Batey, Carlye Sommers, Dr. Patty Orr, Loretta Bryant and Tanya Johnson. (Front Row L to R) Patti Hill and Bertha Drew.

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Montgomery County to hold Free Narcan Trainings

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Health Council and the Allies For Substance Abuse Prevention of Montgomery County (ASAP) have partnered with the Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists (ROPS) to provide two free Narcan trainings next week. Narcan (brand name for Naloxone) is a medication given as a nasal spray that counters the effects of an opioid overdose.

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Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green, State Representative Jason Hodges to deliver APSU Commencement Addresses this May

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This May, three prominent Tennessee public servants will visit Austin Peay State University (APSU) to serve as commencement speakers for the University’s three commencement ceremonies.

Former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges will be on campus May 3th and 4th, 2019 as Austin Peay State University, the state’s fastest-growing public University, expands its graduation celebration to two days.

(L to R) Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges to speak at APSU Commencement Ceremonies.

(L to R) Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges to speak at APSU Commencement Ceremonies.

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Montgomery County Health Council earns Appreciation Award from Tennessee Department of Health

 

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Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019, Sanjana Stamm, Regional Director of the Tennessee Department of Health Mid-Cumberland Region, presented an appreciation award to the Montgomery County Health Council for its work promoting the health and well being of all citizens of Montgomery County.

The Montgomery County Health Council is comprised of volunteers that represent various organizations within the County.

(L to R) Joey Smith, Montgomery County Health Department Director; Chris Locke, NorthCrest Marketing and Development Director; Adam Tomlinson, Montgomery County Health Department Intern; Carlye Sommers, Green Certification Program Manager; Sanjana Stamm, Tennessee Department of Health Mid-Cumberland Regional Director; Loretta Bryant, Montgomery County Commissioner; Sharlinda Robertson, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center Representative; Morganne Cook Montgomery County Health Department Health Educator; Teanna Hayes, Montgomery County Health Department Health Educator; Bertha Drew, National Alliance of Mental Illness Representative.

(L to R) Joey Smith, Montgomery County Health Department Director; Chris Locke, NorthCrest Marketing and Development Director; Adam Tomlinson, Montgomery County Health Department Intern; Carlye Sommers, Green Certification Program Manager; Sanjana Stamm, Tennessee Department of Health Mid-Cumberland Regional Director; Loretta Bryant, Montgomery County Commissioner; Sharlinda Robertson, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center Representative; Morganne Cook Montgomery County Health Department Health Educator; Teanna Hayes, Montgomery County Health Department Health Educator; Bertha Drew, National Alliance of Mental Illness Representative.

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Lifelines program being piloted in Montgomery County

 

The Tennessee Department of Health Emergency Preparedness Program, in partnership with the Montgomery County Health Council, is offering assistance with emergency planning. Montgomery County is currently piloting the Lifelines program that may benefit individuals considered “at risk” of severe outcomes in an emergency. You may be at risk if:

  • You have difficulty maintaining independence, communicating with others or have transportation concerns
  • You live at home but need constant supervision or medical care
  • You would need assistance during and after a tornado, ice storm, prolonged power outage or other emergency or disaster

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