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The Plus Side of Nashville - December 2008

Show 1:
Sober Ride / Holiday Grief
Airs: November 26-30, December 10-14

The holiday season is a time to celebrate, but sometimes too much celebrating with alcohol can be deadly. Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall discusses how the Sober Ride Program saves lives every year. The number to call for a free sober ride is: (615) 862-RIDE (7433).

While many people are celebrating during the holidays, others can find themselves suffering from depression. Grief Counselor John Baker with Alive Hospice discusses how to tell the difference between holiday blues and serious depression. For more information, visit www.AliveHospice.org.  

Show 2:
Special Kids / Christmas is Not Your Birthday
Airs: December 3-7, December 17-21

Learn all about Special Kids, an organization that's providing comprehensive community health care to children with special needs, on this edition of The Plus Side of Nashville. Director of Marketing Stephanie Folkmann and Team A.S.K. Director Rick Canada join us to talk about the organization's mission and goals. For more information, visit www.SpecialKidsTN.org.

Plus, Sam Davidson and Stephen Moseley of CoolPeopleCare.org will be talking about the third year of their holiday campaign, Christmas is Not Your Birthday. They'll be talking about ways to focus on giving more than getting this holiday season, and providing ideas for green with your holiday gifts! For more information, visit CoolPeopleCare.org.

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