22nd District Recovery Court
Mission Statement: The mission of the 22nd Judicial Recovery Court at Lawrence County is to improve public safety in our community and to help restore criminal offenders to becoming productive members of society, through the use of judicial supervision, substance abuse treatment, and intensive case management.
Funding Source: Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
A 9-month planning and implementation grant was awarded with a start date of October 1, 2017. This grant provides funding for a program coordinator and Recovery Court Program implementation.
The 22nd Judicial District Recovery Court at Lawrence County actively seeks participants who are permanent residents of the 22nd Judicial District, are eighteen (18) years of age or older currently charged with an offense in Circuit Court, and who presents with illegal/unhealthy behavior related to substance abuse issues. The program is voluntary.
Eligibility and Screening
The Judge, District Attorney, defense bar, or probation office may refer a potential participant out of the 22nd District Recovery Court. Candidate eligibility requirements are as follows: must voluntarily agree to enter the Recovery Court program; must be eighteen (18) years of age or older; must not be a violent offender; must be a potential agreement among sentencing Judge, District Attorney General’s office, and the Defense Counsel that Recovery Court would be an appropriate option; must self-report a history of substance misuse; must have all legal matters; and cannot have an acute mental disorder where symptom severity could inhibit successful completion of the program.
232 North Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee 38443