Category Missouri

Joining the Board of Directors of DOORWAYS

Yesterday, I received incredible news from Opal Jones, President and CEO that the Board of Directors of DOORWAYS unanimously voted me in for a three-year term starting Sept. 2019 – 2022. Joining the Board provides me with an exciting opportunity to give back to the St. Louis region and to work toward a mission dear […]

Mental and Behavioral Health Grant Reviewer for Health Forward Foundation

Thrilled to receive an invitation from the Health Forward Foundation to become one of ten external grant reviewers for Foundation’s next round of mental and behavioral health funding for 2019-2020. This will be my first opportunity to be providing expert programmatic recommendations to the Health Forward Foundation for funding under this stream. Health Forward Foundation […]

Overseeing Opioid Response Grant in Southwest Missouri

Phenomenal afternoon spent at Jordan Valley Community Health Center in Springfield, MO touring their new behavioral health clinic. Dr. Nash is on the front lines of the opioid epidemic in Southwest Missouri providing innovative care to those with substance use disorder. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data show opioid deaths in Greene County increased to 31.6 […]

Proud and Strong – We are LGBT

The health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people is stronger today than in any point in our history. Today, we are able to express our love for one another in a ways that we were unable too. We have ensured that our community is accessing resources that they need in order to live […]

Breathe! SJR 39 is Defeated

The health of LGBT Missourians is stronger today than in any point in our history. In the wake of the defeat of SJR39, which would add LGBT discrimination into the state constitution by way of a public vote, LGBT Missourians are waking up to a new Missouri. The voices of so many business leaders, advocates, […]