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Needs Assessment

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services completes an annual assessment of need in order to prioritize programming.  The process helps in two ways:

  1. The planning and policy councils help identify regional needs and assets in order to influence the mental health and substance abuse system; and,
  2. It provides a method for the Department to target limited state resources to more effectively and efficiently meet the identified needs.


For more information, contact:
Avis Easley, Director
Office of Planning
Phone: (615) 253-6397
Email: Avis.Easley@tn.gov

 

Related Links

FY 2020 Needs Assessment Data Report

2021 Needs Assessment Summary

2021 Needs Assessment - Multiple Needs