Our award-winning, interview style podcast features a special guest along with our hosts, Jennifer Teague Ritter, Frontier Health’s Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations and Josh Moore, Frontier Health’s Communications and Public Relations Coordinator. Join us as we talk with our guest about their experiences with mental health stigma. Find us on the iTunes Podcast app, Spotify, Amazon Music or listen right here on the Frontier Health Foundation website.
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Join us for this special episode of Impact Stigma as we talk with Adam Dickson, Supervisor of the Langston Centre, a facility promoting multicultural awareness. Langston Centre sits on the site of the former Langston High School, Johnson City, TN’s black high school from 1893-1965. He is an Adjunct Instructor of Political Science at East TN State University. For 16 years he has taught the course “Black American Political Thought” which examines black political ideology and the role of race in American political development. He also currently serves as Vice-Mayor for the Town of Jonesborough, TN, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Carson-Newman University and obtained his Master of Public Administration degree from East Tennessee State University in 2004. Juneteenth is a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, observed annually on June 19. Mr. Dickson is an avid historian and taught us a thing or two. Listen to find out why August 8th is so important for Black Americans in Appalachia and what Mr. Dickson’s favorite childhood memory. Thank you to Food City for sponsoring this episode of Impact Stigma.
Are you a parent, coach or physician of a student athlete? Dr. Emily Campbell, physician with Holston Medical Group, shares about the importance of including mental health in every aspect of physical health practice. Her refreshing perspective on the effects of physical injury on the mental health of student and professional athletes is one that should be shared with every parent, coach and physician. She is Board Certified in Family and Lifestyle Medicine and fellowship trained in Sports Medicine. Dr. Campbell is also the lead sports medicine physician at King University and Virginia High Schools. She serves on the Holston Medical Group Board of Directors and has also served on the Board of Directors for Girls on the Run Northeast Tennessee. Dr. Campbell has received the Tri-Cities Business Journal 40 Under 40 award and her primary work is serving patients in both Primary Care, Non-Surgical Orthopedics, and Sports Medicine. Thank you to Food City for sponsoring this episode of Impact Stigma.
Join us for Season 3, Episode 3 of Impact Stigma as we host Brandy Milhorn, Master Scheduler with Bell Helicopter. May is Foster Care Awareness Month so tune in as she shares her personal journey as a foster parent with all of our listeners. Her story is as informative as it is inspirational. You don’t want to miss this moving episode and be sure to subscribe for more! Thank you to our sponsor, Food City!
Season 3 of Impact Stigma is all about sharing stories with familiar names and faces from our local community leaders! We are connecting with community leaders from NETN and SWVA with laughter and stories while we shed light on mental health stigma. For Episode 2, our special guest grew up in rural South West Virginia and graduated with degrees in business management and mass communications from Emory & Henry College. She has more than 21 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations and served on several boards and committees in the community, including United Way Bristol and Kingsport, and was named a 40-under-40 honoree. In addition, the Grundy, Virginia, native served as Marketing Director for William King Museum and the Program Director for Keep Bristol Beautiful at the Bristol Chamber. Before becoming the new CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of the Mountain Empire, she served as regional director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee. We are honored to host Kathy Lowdermilk on Episode 2 of Impact Stigma.
Our new season of Impact Stigma brings new voices to our listeners! We have invited community leaders from all over Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee to share their stories for Season 3 of our Impact Stigma podcast! Our first special guest keeps us laughing the whole time while he shares his love for Tillamook Strawberry Ice Cream, yoga and his personal journey to sobriety after years of addiction. Join us for this real conversation about stepping out of the past and discovering a true passion for helping others see that recovery is possible.
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