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Faith-Based Community Coordinators

Faith-Based Community Coordinators
Faith-Based Community Coordinators (L to R) Sarah Keel, Jaime Harper, and Amy Bechtol with Monty Burks, TDMHSAS Director of Faith-Based Initiatives.

The TDMHSAS Faith-Based Community Coordinators are people with lived experience to connect with communities of faith to recruit, train, and certify through the Tennessee Certified Recovery Congregation program.  Each community coordinator is employed by their local Community Anti-Drug Coalition.  The department currently has three Faith-Based Community Coordinators, one for each grand division of the state.

West Tennessee Middle Tennessee East Tennessee
Amy Bechtol
Jaime Harper Sarah Keel
(731) 694-1993 (615) 603-9092 (865) 850-6884

Faith-Based Initiatives Newsletter

The Faith-Based Community Coordinators publish a newsletter every other month.  If you'd like to be added to the distribution list, contact

Archived Newsletters

COVID-19 Resources (part 2): May 2020
COVID-19 Resources: March 2020
March - April 2020
January - February 2020