Tennessee Recovery Navigators

The mission of the Tennessee Recovery Navigators is to assist in the local emergency rooms and emergency departments. The role of a Navigator is to provide services to E.R’s / E.D’s for individual’s that are experiencing any kind of withdrawal symptoms, as well as patients that have experienced an overdose from substance abuse/accidental. 

  • To reduce stigma in the community related to the disease of addiction.

  • Go out in the community and provide educational workshops and forums to educate the community about opioid addiction.

  • To be a resource for recovery programs

  • To provide enhanced follow ups with individuals that the Navigator has come in contact with and provide referrals to treatment and/or recovery resources within the community, or surrounding area.

Weekly Activities

We’re on-call 24 hours, 7 days a week and provide services to all the surrounding Hospital’s: Methodist University, North, South and Germantown, St. Frances Bartlett and Park as well as Regional One. 

 

Once a month we go into different police precincts to make them aware of the services we provide and to get information on hot spots in the community. 

 

Activities and days are subject to change.