Member Spotlight: Gavin Jordan

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? My personal experiences with mental health. What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges? I believe the stigma that exists around mental health poses more of a challenge to small-town, rural counties like ours. In an environment where you feel someone you know is…

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Member Spotlight: Aimee Wootton

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? I am a prevention specialist for Southside Behavioral Health in partnership with Kenan Tyner-Smith and even though I am still learning and training, I have became so passionate about helping the community in a bigger aspect through prevention and education. After serving the community and surrounding locations…

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Member Spotlight: Dominique Watson

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? I became a representative for SVHEC and later decided I wanted to be more involved. What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges? Community involvement especially youth What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest strengths? Teamwork amongst the group If you…

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Member Spotlight: Kim Adams, Recovering Hands

Kim Adams

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? I run a residential extended-care facility in our area for women suffering the effects of substance use. What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges? Funding and detox options. What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest strengths? Having a resource like…

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Member Spotlight: Rusty Bishop

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? I was asked by Kenan. Having recently moved to Clarksville full time, I had been seeking ways to engage and help within the community. What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges? Marketing – and developing a strategic plan that would convince prospective members…

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Member Spotlight: Arielle Jones

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? I joined the Southside Wellness Coalition because it is an excellent tool to bridge the gap between the population and the array of resources facilitated by this organization. Each professional that is affiliated with the coalition is dedicated to servicing and providing quality support to the community.…

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Member Spotlight: Catherine Maloney

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? A good friend, Kelly Colgate was involved and talked to me about all the wonderful things the Coalition was doing for area youth and regarding Adverse Childhood Experiences. She invited me to my first meeting and I joined the organization a few months later. What do you…

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Member Spotlight: Kimberly Redd Gordon

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? I have a passion for the youth in my community along with mental health awareness and preventing substance abuse. It was a win-win for me! What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges? Getting others to want to be involved. What do you consider…

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Member Spotlight: Shavonda Stith

Shavonda Stith

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? I was prompted to join the coalition when I was chaperoning a group of high school students to a YADAPP (Youth Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Project) Conference and the coalition assisted with funding to be able to attend. The support received by the coalition definitely gave…

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Member Spotlight: Stephen Wilson

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? The Southside Wellness Coalition provides me a direct instrument to effect change for the better in the lives of some of our most disenfranchised community members – those battling the issues of substance misuse. What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges? We are…

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