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Willowbrooke at Tanner Holds Discussion on Teen Suicide Prevention
May 26, 2017
Behavioral health experts in the community are reaching out to parents, educators and teens following the popularity of a recent Netflix series that has sparked concerns about adolescent suicide and mental health issues. Behavioral health specialists from Willowbrooke at Tanner led a panel discussion Thursday evening to address mental health and teen suicide prevention. The discussion helped the community to recognize and understand the warning signs of teen suicide. About 200 teens, adults, educators and behavioral health specialists gathered at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton for the event, “Recognizing the Warning Signs of Adolescent Suicide.” “We held this event tonight to help increase awareness of adolescent suicide and provide a platform for the ...
National Rankings Show Improved Health in Carroll, Haralson, Heard Counties
May 19, 2017
Residents in Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties are becoming healthier, according to a national report on health that ranked all the counties in the United States. According to the annual County Health Rankings report issued by the Robert ...
Willowbrooke at Tanner to Address Teen Suicide Prevention May 25
May 15, 2017
A popular series on the streaming video service Netflix has a lot of young people discussing the topic of suicide — and making a lot of parents and educators nervous. The series, “13 Reasons Why,” follows a fictitious ...
West Georgia Churches Join Forces to Help Improve Community’s Health
May 12, 2017
The air was filled with excitement as the crowd in the bleachers cheered on their favorite teams.  As basketball players ran up and down the court, it was clear that this game was going to be a nail biter.  After gaining possession ...
Farmer’s Market Season Is Here!
May 03, 2017
One of the benefits to living and working in a rural community like west Georgia and east Alabama: you’re geographically close to your food! Spring is here and with the warmer temperatures come a bounty of delicious fresh fruits and ...
Tanner Hosting Free ‘Don’t Procrastinate With Your Prostate’ Discussion in Wedowee
April 21, 2017
Prostate problems are a normal part of the aging process for men. The symptoms aren’t easy to ignore, but they can be difficult to discuss or describe. As men age, their prostates grow larger. Because the prostate wraps around the ...
Tanner’s Impact: Health System Contributes Almost $852 Million to Region’s Economy
April 20, 2017
Tanner Health System’s economic impact to the region is more than $851.8 million in revenue for the local economy, according to a new report. In addition, Tanner incurred almost $34.5 million in uncompensated costs to provide indigent, ...