Resilience & Hope in Times of Crisis and Disaster

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Resilience & Hope in Times of Crisis and Disaster

Join experts from Vibrant Emotional Health's Crisis Emotional Care Team for a conversation our community needs following disasters.

By Nashville VOAD

When and where

Date and time

Wednesday, June 7 · 10:30am - 12pm CDT


Hermitage Hills Baptist Church 3475 Lebanon Pike Nashville, TN 37076

About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Nashville Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) is honored to host the Vibrant Emotional Health's Amy Carol Dominquez, Program Director for the Emotional Care Team, and April Naturale, AVP of National Crisis and Wellness Services.

Resilience and Hope in Times of Crisis and Disaster

Wednesday June 7, 2023 10:30am-Noon (Doors Open: 10:00am)

Hermitage Hills Baptist Church, 3475 Lebanon Rd, Hermitage, TN 37076

For 50 years, Vibrant Emotional Health, formerly the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC), has been at the forefront of promoting emotional well-being for all people. Their services include community level support across the United States after crisis arrives in the form of natural and man-made disasters through its Disaster Distress Hotline (DDH) founded in 2012.

Staffed by trained counselors from a network of crisis call centers across the United States, the DDH provides counseling and support before, during, and after disasters by sharing information on how to recognize distress and its effects on individuals and families, tips for healthy coping, and referrals to local resources for follow-up care and support. Since its launch, the DDH has provided support in response to disasters such as the Pulse Nightclub and Las Vegas shootings; Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria; major wildfires in California; the Coronavirus pandemic, and more.

Nashville VOAD was first introduced to Vibrant Emotional Health after the 2020 Christmas Day Bombing, and we have requested them back again and again for their wisdom and expertise in helping our community build resilience and hope following the experiences of our last few years.

Presented through the generosity of The Frist Foundation, this event is intended for city leaders, council members, nonprofits and funders supporting disasters, and Nashville VOAD membership.

About the organizer

Organized by
Nashville VOAD