Legal Resources

Work/Life Connections
September 27, 2011

From time to time, life happens and each of us may have the need for expert legal advice (wills, trusts, divorce, disputes, contracts, and other services.)
 
 The following links are resources for locating professional legal advice and services:
 
 The Nashville Bar Association (615) 242-6546
 
 Tennessee Bar Association

Depression

Work/Life Connections
September 27, 2011

According to the National Institute on Mental Health, more than 22.1 million American adults suffer from depression annually. Of those suffering from depression, more than 80% can be treated successfully.
 
 Although depression is common, many people do not receive treatment for their illness because they do not recognize the symptoms which may include:

Dealing with Change

Work/Life Connections
September 27, 2011

It is natural for organisms in nature to gravitate toward homeostasis or equilibrium. Change, whether positive or negative, requires us to adapt, adopt, alter or accept. Change is inevitable. In a healthcare environment, change represents responses to changes in the marketplace, to economic pressures and to external forces. It is not a choice. It is necessary for survival.

Addiction

Work/Life Connections
September 27, 2011

Chemical dependency is a treatable, potentially fatal and progressive illness that impacts millions of Americans. Some people have believed the fallacy that controlling drinking (or drugging) is all a matter of will power for the addict. It is no more under the control of the alcoholic than the illness of diabetes is under the control of the diabetic. Often by the time that the disease of addiction is diagnosed, the person no longer has a choice as to whether they will use alcohol or drugs. The point is long past. The person now has the disease of addiction.