Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

State of Recovery

Nov 23, 2020 at 10:31 am by Staff

Tennessee Addresses Prevention, Treatment amid Growing Concerns More than 400,000 Tennesseans suffer from substance abuse disorders. That's a number the Tennessee Department o.... Read More

Physicians, Healthcare Organizations Convene to Combat Tennessee's Opioid Crisis

Oct 05, 2018 at 03:09 pm by Staff

Physicians and other healthcare professionals from across the state met in Nashville Sept. 14 and 15 for the second annual TriMED Healthcare Education Summit. The conference f.... Read More

Second Annual TriMED Conference Set for September

Aug 13, 2018 at 03:24 pm by Staff

Statewide Conference will Focus on Opioid Epidemic Clinical and administrative healthcare professionals from across Tennessee will gather next month in Nashville for the secon.... Read More

Deadly Epidemic of Substance Use Disorders Continues to Grow

Nov 16, 2016 at 04:22 pm by Staff

Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,451 people died from drug overdoses in the state in 2015. This is the highest annual number of overdose deaths recorded in state his.... Read More

Leadership Transition at TDMHSAS

Nov 03, 2016 at 03:07 pm by Staff

Varney Retires, Williams Named Commissioner At the end of September, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner.... Read More