Our award-winning, interview style podcast features a special guest along with our hosts, Kaylee Murphy, Frontier Health’s Director of School Based Services 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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Resilience and Mindfulness Practices

Resilience and Mindfulness Practices

Join Dr Robert Pack on Impact Stigma as he goes through ways to use resilience and mindfulness practices to help you overcome those challenges. Robert Pack, PhD, MPH is Executive Vice Provost at East Tennessee State University and Professor of Community and Behavioral Health in the ETSU College of Public Health. He is Director of the ETSU Addiction Science Center, Director of the ETSU/NORC Rural Health Equity Research Center, and Co-Director of the Opioids Research Consortium of Central Appalachia.

Community Resiliency with Bob Cantler

Community Resiliency with Bob Cantler

Hello everyone and welcome back to another episode of Impact Stigma. Excited for our guest today. He grew up in Johnson City and received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing from East Tennessee State University. He also had an extensive hospitality career with Hyatt, Opryland, and Marriott Hotels. Then worked with Scott Niswonger managing the Morgan Inn Corporation for ten years. In 2016, he started his own consulting company called Internity Development, of which the most recognized project is the Model Mill Redevelopment in downtown Johnson City. He is the Past Chairperson for the Ballad Health Foundation and has served on the BrightRidge Board of Directors and has been involved in many leadership roles at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church. He is a certified facilitator for Co. Starters which is a business development course for start-up or new businesses. He is also experienced in entrepreneurial start-ups and has experience with venture capital access. On July 1, 2019, he became the President/CEO of the Chamber of Commerce serving Johnson City, Jonesborough, and Washington County. Welcome, to Impact Stigma Bob Cantler.

Season Four Kickoff with Melanie Feathers

Season Four Kickoff with Melanie Feathers

Get ready to kick off season four of Impact Stigma with a truly inspiring guest: Melanie Feathers, Executive Director of CASA of Northeast Tennessee. With six years of experience at CASA and a background in Domestic Violence Advocacy, Mental Health Case Management, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Children’s Ministry, Melanie brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the table. Her expertise in public leadership and legal studies, earned through her BA in Public Leadership and Service from Milligan University, makes her the perfect guest to tackle the tough issues at the heart of this podcast. In this episode, Melanie shares her insights and experiences in a moving conversation that’s sure to leave a lasting impact. Don’t miss out on this thought-provoking discussion – be sure to subscribe for more episodes of Impact Stigma!

That’s a Wrap!

That’s a Wrap!

Listen as Jennifer and Josh wrap up Season 3 of Impact Stigma! We share some holiday self care tips and look back on the last season. We share a sneak peak into our upcoming Season Four to wrap it all up! Thankful for our family of listeners because without you we wouldn’t be here. Thank you Food City for sponsoring this episode!! Have a wonderful holiday and remember to go make an impact!

Music and Mental Health

Music and Mental Health

We have talked many times on Impact Stigma about the positive connection between our mental health and music. Join us for this fun Season Three episode with special guest, Leah Ross, Executive Director of Advancement for the Birthplace of Country Music in Bristol, VA. Over the past 16 years, she has played an integral role in the development and growth of Bristol establishing its identity as the birthplace of country music. From serving as a Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion volunteer during the first Festival in 2001 to becoming the executive director of the Festival in 2005, her dynamic vision and creativity led the Festival to become the region’s largest annual three-day event, which now has over 45,000 attendees annually. Leah’s take on music and mental health is one you won’t want to miss! Thank you to our episode sponsor, Food City, for your continued support.

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