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Lindsey Johnson, Communications Specialist 615.383.0994

In The News

december 23, 2016

Parents, adults urged to help kids manage emotions

From the Robertson County Times - Springfield, TN

December 2, 2016

Raising happy children: Local agency teaches stressed parents how to avoid child abuse

From the Chattanooga Times Free Press - Chattanooga, TN

november 11, 2016 

When basic needs are met, parents can focus on relationships

From The Leaf Chronicle - Clarksville, TN

October 8, 2016

How to help youths in violent homes

From the Knoxville News Sentinel - Knoxville, TN

JULY 21, 2016

Tenn. launches ‘Newborn Nest’ to prevent sleep related infant deaths

From WATE Channel 6 – Knoxville, TN

JUNE 17, 2016

A.C.T.I.O.N Coalition of Johnson County – Prevention Day

From GoodDay Tri-Cities – Johnson City, TN

MAY 31, 2016

Pinwheel Garden Party

From Nashville Lifestyles

APRIL 8, 2016

Community Can Help Prevent Child Abuse

From The Tennessean – Nashville, TN

FEBRUARY 29, 2016

Parent Leaders are the ‘Voice’ for Their Children and the Community

From The Daily News – Memphis, TN

JANUARY 15, 2016

Traumatized Children Need Nurturing Environments, Conference Speaker Says

From the Chattanooga Times Free Press – Chattanooga, TN

DECEMBER 8, 2015

Coping with stress during the holidays

From the Rhea Herald – Rhea County, TN

NOVEMBER 10, 2015

As We Gather, Let’s Put Down Our Electronic Devices

From the Jasper Journal – Jasper, TN

OCTOBER 29, 2015

Domestic violence has an impact on the entire family

Featured in The Tennessean

OCTOBER 12, 2015

How to help children impacted by violence

From the Rhea Review – Dayton, TN

SEPTEMBER 11, 2015

Back to school – a great time to talk

From the Claiborne Progress – Claiborne, TN

AUGUST 31, 2015

Boyfriend Says Babysitter Didn’t Assault, Smother Boy

Watch Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee CEO, Kristen Rector, describe ways to protect children, courtesy of WZTV Fox Nashville