Mental Health | Podcasts

A conversation on healthy ways to address grief and inequality during this pandemic.

Session One
July 11th
Mental Health in a Pandemic

Featuring Avery Haller, MPH who will provide an overview of public health tools we have to impact mental health; the importance of creating just societal structures to support mental health; and actions individuals can take for themselves and their communities.


Avery Haller, MPH is a writer, activist, and public health professional. She currently lives in Nashville and works for the Vanderbilt Center on Memory and Aging supporting research on Alzheimer’s disease.


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Session Two
July 17th
Grief and Trauma

Featuring Tommy Tighe, MFT who will address trauma and grief and how each manifests in the body. He will discuss personal trauma, looking at the gravity of the moment, and how one can transform trauma without transmitting it. Tommy will also offer insights on how our faith gives us hope.


Tommy Tighe, MFT is a Catholic husband and father of five boys living in the San Francisco Bay area, where he works as a marriage and family therapist.


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