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To educate, support and engage our members and public, influence policy and advocate for prevention, treatment and recovery services.
The Healing Trust, awarded TAADAS a 3 year advocacy grant beginning in January of 2016. The goals of this grant are focused on establishing an infrastructure for advocacy that will enable TAADAS to engage in advocacy long term—long past the term of the grant.
TAADAS and TAMHO members met with Governor Bill Haslam to discuss funding for addiction services in Tennessee.
The delegation described ways to improve access to treatment and to double the available treatment capacity to help more than 10,000 Tennesseans in a multi-year initiative. TAADAS will provide further updates on this initiative as they become available.
The next legislative session
begins in January of 2017 and TAADAS has several goals for the upcoming session including: