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Data, Research, and Planning


State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup

The mission of the State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) is to use data to inform decisions about substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery programming.

Fast Facts

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.

Planning

The Office of Planning produces the Three-Year Plan, administers the Statewide and Regional Planning and Policy Councils, coordinates appointments to the Councils and the RMHI Boards of Trustees, and develops the Mental Health Block Grant, the SAMHSA Annual Report, and the Joint Annual Report for the Governor and the Legislature.

Behavioral Health Indicators for Tennessee and the U.S.

This 2018 Data Book displays behavioral health indicators for mental health and substance abuse for Tennessee compared to the U.S. for the most recent five years available.

Data Resources

A list of data resources categorized by topic. Some examples include: Statistics on Child Welfare in Tennessee, Medicaid Benefits Online Database, and The National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

Needs Assessment

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services completes an annual assessment of need in order to prioritize programming for the most prevalent mental health and substance abuse needs in Tennessee.