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Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19: Information for Community Behavioral Health Providers, Consumers, and Families

Help For People Going to Court

Individuals in the court system who have a mental health and/or substance abuse issue can secure the support of a Criminal Justice Behavioral Health Liaison. This service can prove to be critical for those struggling with behavioral health issues, to ensure they get the help and support they need.

Available Support Services 

  • Communicating with police agencies
  • Assistance at court hearings
  • Meetings with incarcerated individuals
  • Transitioning from jail to community
  • Working with families

Criminal Justice Behavioral Health Liaisons assist individuals in the legal system as a result of their mental health symptoms and/or substance use and promote diversion from jail to meaningful support services and resources in the community.

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Criminal Justice Liaison Coverage Map

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For More Information

If you or a loved one need a referral to substance abuse treatment services, please call or text the TN REDLINE: 800-889-9789

If you feel at any time that you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call the Tennessee Statewide Crisis Line toll-free 24 hours, 7 days a week at 1-855-274-7471.

To learn more about this program, please contact:

David Linens
Criminal Justice Program Specialist