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Title VI

The Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO), as a recipient of federal financial assistance, and as Grant Administrator for the Tennessee Co-Occurring Disorders Collaborative (TNCODC), is required to ensure that all activities related to bringing about education and awareness of co-occurring disorders and their impact on individuals, families, and communities are managed in a manner consistent with Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, as amended.

Any person who believes that he or she, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, has been subjected to discrimination under Title VI, on the basis of race, color, or national origin, may file a written complaint with the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO).  CLICK HERE for a complaint form so that your complaint may be appropriately processed.

 

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed to ensure the people of the United States equal treatment, rights and opportunities regardless of race, color, or national origin. Title VI of that Act prohibits discrimination in federally funded programs.

The Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO), as a recipient of federal financial assistance, and as Grant Administrator for the Tennessee Co-Occurring Disorders Collaborative (TNCODC), is required to ensure that all activities related to bringing about education and awareness of co-occurring disorders and their impact on individuals, families, and communities are managed in a manner consistent with Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, as amended. Any person who
believes that he or she, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, has been subjected to discrimination under Title VI, on the basis of race, color, or national origin, may file a written complaint with the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO). Complaints must be filed in writing with the Title VI representative listed below.

The Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO), as a recipient of federal financial assistance, and as Grant Administrator for the Tennessee Co-Occurring Disorders Collaborative (TNCODC), does not, because of race, color, or national origin:

  • Deny any individual any services, opportunity, or other benefit for which he is otherwise qualified;
  • Provide any individual with any service, or other benefit, which is different or is provided in a different manner from that which is provided to others under the program;
  • Subject any individual to segregated or separate treatment in any manner related to his receipt of service;
  • Restrict an individual in any ay in the employment of services, facilities or any other advantage, privilege or other benefit provided to others under the program;
  • Adopt methods of administration which would limit participation by any group of recipients or subject them to discrimination;
  • Address an individual in a manner that denotes inferiority because of race, color, or national origin.

For further information, contact the Title VI Coordinator at:

Laura Jean, Title VI Compliance Officer, Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO), 42 Rutledge Street, Nashville, TN 37210-2043, Phone: (615) 244-2220 ext. 10, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Communication with Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

TNCODC encourages and supports the participation of all individuals in bringing about education and awareness of the impact of co-occurring disorders on individuals, families, and communities. Language assistance will be provided upon request, free of charge, to persons with limited English proficiency.