Livelearngrow.com presents “Served Like a Girl” documentary
on April 13th at 1300 at Downtown West Cinema 8, 1640 Downtown West
Blvd, Knoxville TN 37919.
The film follow several American Women transitioning from
active duty to civilian life struggling with PTSD, homelessness, broken
families, illness and injuries, and the aftermath of military sexual abuse
(MST). These amazing women find ways to adapt and overcome.
The tickets are free but they do accept donation.
Please find attached the “Served Like a Girl” flyer and a brief description of
the project. Hope to see many of you there.
Click here to read the “Served Like a Girl” Press Release and visit 865.eventbrite.com for more information.
January 23, 2019 Transformation Haven Ministries Founder Selena Rider and six current residence attended Vet To Vet Tennessee’s (VTVT) officer meeting to present the Transformation Haven Ministries’ (THM) mission. “A safe haven for women who battle addictions” in Monroe County Tennessee. The THM mission is to maintain a 12-month discipleship program where womenwill live in a safe, stable home, at no cost to them, and receive the love and support they need to “Transform” their lives into the image of Christ…without addictions…and become productive members of society.
Letting go of your active duty lifestyle can be tough, especially after returning home. Are you wondering how you fit in with your family, friends and loved ones? Do you feel alone and isolated or that your relationships aren’t as close as they used to be? If so, VA offers a variety of services to help women Veterans readjust to life at home. Learn more.
January 10, 2018. The Council received the following email from the VA Knoxville Outpatient Clinic Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andrew Sexton recognizing the Council and VTVT for their service and sacrifice in FY 2018. Below is two paragraph’s from Dr. Sexton’s email.
“Improved understanding of racial/ethnic differences in pregnancy attitudes would allow for more culturally relevant and inclusive counseling strategies,” writes CHERP Associate Director Sonya Borrero, MD, MS. Read the full story
The United Veterans of Blount County hosted Blount County’s 50th Veterans Day Celebration at Rio Revolution Church. Special Guest speaker wasLt. Col Army Ellison “Vic” Vickery gave an inspirational service and sacrifice speech.
Vic’s told us that he never felt comfortable responding to anyone who “thanked him for his service” until his wife Suzanne suggested responding with “You’re worth it!”
Thank you Mrs. Suzanne Vickery for your recommendation.
We are grateful to all who have served, whether in peacetime or in periods of conflict. Especially for those who have fought on the battlefield, those who continue to bear wounds both seen and unseen. We pray for physical healing and God’s peace in your life.
On behalf of the Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and Vet to Vet Tennessee we wish everyone a blessed and happy Veterans Day.