Grant Awarded to Fund Mental Health Court in the 32nd Judicial District
June 22, 2023
Circuit Court Judge, Michael Spitzer, has secured a $103,991 state grant to establish an adult Mental Health Court in the 32nd Judicial District, which consists of Hickman, Lewis and Perry counties. Lewis County Government was selected by the state to receive and administer the funds for this grant, which is being distributed by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Services. This is a fully-funded grant requiring no match; therefore, no local tax dollars will be used.
According to Judge Spitzer, “The purpose of a Mental Health Court is to provide safe and effective...