TENNESSEE OVERDOSE PREVENTION
Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drug & other Addiction Services (TAADAS)
We believe in: The right of every person to be treated with dignity and respect. Working together as a team. Communicating openly and honestly. Treating all people with respect, integrity, dignity and fairness.
The Lifeline Project is established to reduce stigma related to the disease of addiction and increase community support for policies that provide for treatment and recovery services. Project approaches will include establishment of evidenced based addiction and recovery programs as well as educational presentations for civic groups, faith based organizations and community leaders to increase understanding of the disease of addiction and support for recovery strategies.
TN Together is a comprehensive plan and set of resources from the State of Tennessee to address the opioid crisis.
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
To be one of the nation’s most innovative and proactive state behavioral health authorities for Tennesseans dealing with mental health and substance abuse problems.
TN Department of Mental Health - Faith-Based Initiative
Monty Burks - Director
It’s an opportunity for places of worship and fellowship to support and strengthen families in their communities by offering recovery programs to help individuals beat their addictions.
The dashboards and data available through this application are the result of ongoing collaboration between the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH), Office of Informatics and Analytics and the Department of Finance & Administration, Division of Strategic Technology Solutions (STS). This interactive tool contains state, regional, and county level data on fatal overdoses, nonfatal overdoses and drug prescribing.