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Upcoming health fair: October 13, 2018 in Nashville

August 13, 2018

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming free health fair in Nashville on Saturday, October 13, 2018. This fair will be held at Jackson Street Church of Christ, close to Fisk University. We will be providingĀ free health screenings completed by licensed physicians and nurses and health education for all ages. Second Harvest of Middle Tennesssee will be on-site to distribute food to any fair attendee in need. Come see us for Blood pressure screenings Height/weight/BMI Glucose screenings (important for diabetes) Well child checks Bone/soft tissue injury exams Retinal eye screenings Allergy screenings We will also be presenting health-focused exhibitions and… [Read More]

Health Spotlight: How to access mental health services when money is tight

August 07, 2018

Mental health is a critical part of our overall health, and just like when we get the flu or break a bone, it’s important to seek professional treatment when we aren’t feeling well. It is estimated that over 56% of American adults suffering from mental illness aren’t getting the help that they need. One reason is that mental health services have yet to be as comprehensively covered by insurance as physical health services, and sometimes seeking help can be expensive. However, there are many options available to get help without going broke in the process. This article (click here) has… [Read More]