Behavioral and Mental

 

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others. You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

National

Medicare & Your Mental Health Benefits

https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/10184-Medicare-Mental-Health-Bene.pdf

 

A Mental Health Guide for Older Adults And Their Families

http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/icmha/training/documents/Older-Adults-and-Mental-Health-2001.pdf

 

Statewide

What does Disability Rights Tennessee do?

http://www.disabilityrightstn.org/our-work

 

Declaration for Mental Health Treatment Form

https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/mentalhealth/documents/Declaration_for_Mental_Health_Treatment-Form.pdf

 

Forms for Involuntary Commitment
https://www.tn.gov/behavioral-health/mental-health---substance-abuse-law/mental-health---substance-abuse-law/legal-forms/legal-forms/forms-for-involuntary-commitment.html

 

 

Model Forms for Mandatory Outpatient Treatment
https://www.tn.gov/behavioral-health/mental-health---substance-abuse-law/mental-health---substance-abuse-law/legal-forms/legal-forms/forms-for-mandatory-outpatient-treatment.html

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

Middle Tennessee

Nashville Mental Health Court

http://gscourt.nashville.gov/departments-services/mental-health-court/

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

Additional Resources

FORMS:

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

http://www.tncourts.gov/forms-publications

 

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION:

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

 

 

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