One of TNAMFT's 2017 Legislators of the Year, Tennessee Senator Jeff Yarbro (D), met with Lobbyist Jenny Ford and President-Elect Robbie Hutchens on February 7, 2018 to discuss loan forgiveness and to advance the MFT profession. Yarbro has actively advocated for the AAMFT Code of Ethics and has fiercely opposed discriminatory practices leveraged against mental health consumers.
Tennessee Senator Richard Briggs, M.D. (R) will speak to the systemic impact of the opioid crisis in Tennessee and across our country at TNAMFT’s annual conference. Senator Briggs is a practicing cardiothoracic surgeon and Colonel in the United States Army (Retired) with 30 years of active and reserve military service. TNAMFT Legislative Chair Robbie Hutchens and Lobbyist Jenny Ford met with Senator Briggs on February 7, 2018 to discuss the impact of including families in addiction treatment.
Photos submitted by Jenny Ford.