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LGBTQ+ Mental Health

Vols for CONTACT Care Line, the University of Tennessee student organization, hosted a seminar "LGBTQ+ Mental Health 101" with guest lecturer Dr. Benson-Palmgren, a psychologist and diversity coordinator at the UT counseling center who specializes in transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. Vols for CONTACT wishes to foster a well-rounded and understanding environment towards diversity [...]

2018-04-02T20:27:23-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

On the Aging and Homebound

Sometimes at CONTACT Reassurance we get the question, "Why do seniors need a daily call?" And, well, they need them for many reasons. I listed below some information on health and safety risks, as well as common factors the elderly and homebound individuals CONTACT Reassurance calls daily. ON THE AGING AND HOMEBOUND Demographic and Social [...]

2017-09-01T19:35:13-04:00September 1st, 2017|Listening Saves Lives|

Reassurance: The Need

CONTACT U.S.A is known for its crisis work with suicide and crisis hotlines. But there is another service the organization offers that is a little less known. Specifically for the East Tennessee branch, we have CONTACT Reassurance. This is a program that has trained volunteers make daily calls to elderly and the homebound to chat [...]

2017-06-29T14:04:18-04:00June 26th, 2017|Listening Saves Lives|