Healthy Adults

  1. Health Brief: Hypertension in Tennessee: Nearly 40% of Tennessee adults have high blood pressure

  2. Health Brief: Diabetes in Tennessee: As part of the diabetes belt, Tennessee has the 5th highest rates of diabetes in America

  3. Responsibility Required: Friends in Need asks patients to commit to taking care of themselves

  4. Taking the First Step: After years of drug addiction, a new mother finds peace at the Susannah’s House recovery program

  5. Back to Life: First responders get Narcan training to revive overdoses

  6. Learning Independence: Tennessee Move Initiative helps patients transition to life outside mental health institute

  7. Lightening the Mother Load: Health Chat breaks down communication walls between mothers and teen daughters using Facebook

  8. Checking Out Health: Library partners with community organizations to provide free health and wellness activities

  9. Out of ACEs: Why Tennessee is shifting its focus from intervention to prevention in the battle against adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)

  10. Health Brief: Infant Mortality in Tennessee: Babies in Tennessee are dying. What’s happening — and what we can do to change it.

  11. ACE Survey: Complete this 10-question survey to find out how many adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) you have