Mental Health

Publications

  • PAIMI flyer – Information about the PAMI project (Document coming soon)
  • The 2018 Data Book – The 2018 Data Book displays behavioral health indicators for Tennessee compared to the U.S. for the most recent five years available. 
  • NDRN Statement in Response to Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence - “While we share President Obama’s desire to reduce gun violence, the National Disability Rights Network believes that some of his executive actions violate the rights of people with psychiatric disabilities." NDRN responds to the Executive action to reduce gun violence. 
  • DRT Client Story: Sarah - When Sarah sought mental health treatment the facility would not allow her service animal Hugo to accompany her. However, without Hugo’s support, Sarah was not able to fully participate in her treatment at the facility.  
  • Client Story: Greg - For the majority of his life Greg Burt has been a protector, both in his military service and as a firefighter and emergency medical technician for the City of Murfreesboro. When Greg learned that he was experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), he found great support from a service animal.
  • DRT Client Story: Eric - Eric, a second-grade student, rarely lasted longer than an hour in his classroom before having anxiety and going to the school's behavior lab. Eric needed better supports in school.

Helpful Links

Services

Information

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal advocacy services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

Phone: 615-298-1080
Fax: 615-298-2046

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865-670-2944
Fax: 865-470-7028

West Tennessee

1407 Union Avenue, Suite 1015
Memphis, TN 38104

Phone: 901-458-6013
Fax: 901-249-2933