(1-800-889-9789) is a toll-free information and referral line coordinated by
TAADAS and funded by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental
Disabilities. The purpose of the REDLINE
is to provide accurate, up-to-date alcohol, drug, problem gambling, and other
addiction information and referrals to all citizens of Tennessee at their request.
The Redline provides referrals for Co-Occurring A&D disorders that arise along
with Mental Health disorders.
is promoted, and calls are received, from all over Tennessee. Treatment and
other program referrals are made on the REDLINE.
Callers are provided with at least 3 referral sources
when possible. REDLINE
staff does not do therapy or counseling with the caller or substance abuser,
but gives them the information to put them in touch with someone who will provide
a diagnosis, prognosis or assessment of the mental or physical health of the
substance user/abuser. The REDLINE
strives to provide the caller with specific referrals based on their stated
Referral sources are not
just limited to TAADAS member agencies, state funded programs, or to any specific
area of the state. Any program can apply with the
to be included in their referral database. For an application contact the Information
Specialist at 1-800-889-9789 or download the form here.
REDLINE PROVIDER APPLICATION