Tony Orlando recognizes American military heroes!

As you spend time with family and friends today, please keep our military personnel and first responders (police officers, ambulance drivers, firefighters, etc.) in your thoughts and prayers.

“To all who protect and serve this great nation, thank you and be safe!”  On behalf of the Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council, Vet to Vet TN and Legacy Peer Support Group.



“All we can do is help” history

This is the history of the Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council’s (Council) vision, the Knox County Veterans Treatment Court VTC) inception and our VTC motto “all we can do is help”.

Judge Cerny provided an email to the Council on December 10, 2014 which was included in the Council’s presentation to the Tenth Judicial District of Tennessee members in Madisonville, Tennessee.

Click here to read Judge Cerny’s email.


Free Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Training Offered

The next free Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) training in Knoxville, May 11-15, 2015.  The application can be obtained by clicking here. from the website:

An applicant has to have two (2) years in recovery; any application should be submitted as soon as possible – there is limited seating.  Peer recovery support is an evidence-based practice for supporting people with mental illness and substance use disorders. Peer recovery support is provided by specially trained individuals who self-identify as having personally experienced a mental illness, substance use disorder, or co-occurring disorder and who have successfully accessed the treatment and resources necessary to build their own personal recovery. This model is fostered in Tennessee through the Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Program, which is administered by the Office of Consumer Affairs and Peer Recovery Services. Certification expands professional employment opportunities for people who have lived experience of mental illness, substance use disorder, or co-occurring disorders.

Visit a Mentor Veterans Treatment Court for FREE

Visit a Mentor Veterans Treatment Court for FREE
Apply Today!

Justice For Vets, in collaboration with the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for our Mentor Court training program.  Whether you’re starting a new Veterans Treatment Court or re-tooling an existing program, don’t miss the chance to receive FREE training from some of the best programs in the country.

If approved, Justice For Vets will fund a Mentor Court visit for up to three visitors from an applying jurisdiction.

Take advantage of this FREE training opportunity. To learn more and apply to visit one of these learning sites visit

Mentor Veterans Treatment Courts
Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court – Buffalo, NY
Rochester Veterans Treatment Court – Rochester, NY
Tulsa Veterans Treatment Court – Tulsa, OK
Orange County Combat Veterans Treatment Court – Orange County, CA