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Training Calendar


February 2018

The Tennessee REDLINE has kicked off its warm handoff process. The new procedures allow for clients to stay connected with a live operator until they are passed directly to a treatment provider.

April 2 - 5, 2018

Rx Summit

The National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit is where solutions are formulated, stakeholders convene, and change begins. Be part of the international discussion on addressing the opioid crisis by attending the 2018 Summit.

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Rx Summit Presentation Documents

Marijuana 101 Science-Based Messages and the Impact of Legalization in Colorado

Substance Use and the Mother-Baby Dyad


January 2018

Tennessee department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has shared its Fast Facts document.

Fast Facts provides a quick overview of key statistics about mental health and substance abuse in Tennessee as well as budget and service information for the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

Legislative Agenda

The next legislative session

begins in February and TAADAS has several goals for the upcoming session including:

  • Increase in state funding for substance use disorder treatment services and recovery housing.

  • Address parity enforcement and ensure review mechanisms are in place to guarantee behavioral health care services are as accessible as physical health care services.

  • IMD Caps with Medicaid Block grants, monitor the present residential services that are in place for addictions treatment due to the 1115 Waiver and what will happen to these services if Tennessee transitions to block grant funding for Medicaid.

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