Administrative Office of the Courts Director Deborah Taylor Tate from Murfreesboro recently moderated an opioid-related discussion at the National Association of Attorneys General’s Southern Regional Meeting. Also participating as one of four panelists in the discussion was Judge Duane Slone, who serves in the Fourth District. The discussion came in a segment of the conference titled Opioid Addiction – Crisis and Trends.
In late January 2018, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced a plan to attack the state’s opioid problem. TN Together takes a three-pronged approach that focuses on prevention, treatment, and law enforcement to combat the epidemic sweeping across the state. The plan also incorporates all three branches of government in the fight against opioids. dummy post