TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 29, 2019
The National Judicial Opioid Task Force, co-chaired by Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts Director Deborah Taylor Tate, recently launched a resource center to address the opioid epidemic featuring dozens of facts sheets, videos, and other resources for judges and the general public regarding the opioid crisis and substance abuse disorders. The resource center also includes comprehensive information from a variety of other experts including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institute for Drug Abuse, American Academy of Pediatrics, USDA rural opioid initiative and other federal and state agencies as well as service providers and nonprofit organizations.