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FASD State Contacts

Charlene Harmon
Director
Mid-South Fetal Alcohol Services
PO Box 820835
Memphis, TN 38182
Phone: 901-859-4270
E-mail: mfas80@yahoo.com

S. Chris Troutt, LMFT
Executive Director
Papillon Center for FASD
PO Box 484
Westmoreland, TN 37186
Phone: 615-477-2409
Fax: 615-242-9440
E-mail: chris@papillioncenter.org
Alternate e-mail: info@fasdsupport.org

FASD State Resources

The Papillion Center for FASD Exit Disclaimer Graphic

CDC FASD Regional Training Centers (RTCs)

The Southeastern FASD Regional Training Center partners include—

  • Meharry Medical College/Morehouse School of Medicine.
  • Morehouse School of Medicine.
  • University of Tennessee.
  • University of Louisville.
  • Tennessee State University.

Web site: www.fasdsoutheast.org Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Contact: Roger Zoorob, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP
Meharry Medical College
Department of Family and Community Medicine
1005 D.B. Todd Jr. Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37208-3599
Phone: 615-327-6572
E-mail: rzoorob@mmc.edu

Legislative Information:

Bill Number Category Introduced Description Status

HB0890 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

SB1065 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Treatment

2009

Requires alcohol and drug testing of certain pregnant women, provides that pregnant women testing positive for alcohol or drugs be referred for substance abuse treatment; requires notification to department of children's services if treatment is not sought as required.

Caption bill, held on desk - pending amendment

03/19/2009

SJR91 Exit Disclaimer Graphic PDF icon

Prevention

2007

A resolution urging the Comptroller of the Treasury to study current alcohol and drug laws. whereas, substance use and abuse have been established as major contributing factors to numerous health and social problems Tennesseans face, including HIV/AIDS, cancer, child abuse and neglect, infant mortality, crime, domestic violence, teen pregnancy, fetal alcohol

syndrome, highway safety, poverty, and homelessness;...

Signed by Governor 06/18/2007

SB2040 Exit Disclaimer Graphic PDF icon

HB1892 Exit Disclaimer Graphic PDF icon

Prevention

2007

This bill establishes a nurse home visitor program whereby a nurse would provide regular, in-home visiting nurse services to low-income, first-time mothers during pregnancy and through the child's second birthday. The nurse would educate the mothers on the importance of nutrition and avoidance of drugs and alcohol...

Became Public Chapter 530 07/12/2007