Recovery Court

The Mission of the Blount County Recovery Court Program is to provide intensive substance abuse treatment with frequent supervisory contact from the court, treatment, case management, and supervision officers for adult non-violent offenders as an alternative to extended incarceration in the local jail, to break the cycle of recidivism and enhance public safety. 
The Blount County Recovery Court team meets weekly to discuss the progress of the individuals participating in the program. In addition to the Recovery Court Staff, the team members include: 
The Honorable Judge Tammy Harrington (Presiding Judge)

Gen. Ryan Desmond - Blount County District Attorney

Gen. Tracy Jenkins - Blount County District Attorney's Office

Gen. Thomas Small - Blount County District Attorney's Office

Mack Garner - Blount County Public Defender

Matthew Elrod - Blount County Public Defender's Office

Investigator Ray Angus - Blount County Sheriff's Office

Scott Dunkel - Tennessee Department of Corrections Probation

Shannon Dow - Helen Ross McNabb Center

Recovery Court Staff (see staff directory)