Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Rikki Harris, CEO of TN Voices, a nonprofit organization of more than 100 social workers, peer support specialists, therapists, and care coordinators who are dedicated to providing advocacy, peer support, counseling services, and trainings to children, teens, young adults, and adults in all 95 counties in Tennessee. TN Voices speaks out as an active advocate for the emotional and behavioral well-being of Tennesseans by providing essential services, support, and advocating for policy change at the local, state, and federal level. During the interview, Rikki shares some of the history for the organization, talks about their efforts and impact, how the pandemic has accelerated the need for support, how the community can help and more.
- My “Why”
- The organizations “why”
- What the pandemic has done to people’s mental health
- The importance of giving to mental health causes