Mental health hospital inspections

Kent Hoover filed this request on behalf of Tara Bannow with the Department Of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services of Tennessee.
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From: Tara Bannow

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Tennessee Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all inspection reports for the following four mental health hospitals in Tennessee:

-Crestwyn Behavioral Health Hospital in Memphis: all records between April 21, 2016 and August 1, 2022

-Erlanger Behavioral Health in Chattanooga: all records between June 1, 2018 and August 1, 2022

-Ascension Saint Thomas Behavioral Health in Nashville: all records between March 1, 2021 and August 1, 2022

-East Tennessee Behavioral Health in Knoxville: all records between July 1, 2022 and August 1, 2022

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7 business days, as the statute requires.


Kent Hoover, a citizen of Tennessee, in coordination with Tara Bannow.

From: Department Of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

Mr. Hoover-thank you for your request. Please provide proof of Tennessee residency, and I'll get started on this right away. A copy of your driver's license will suffice or we can consider alternate forms if necessary.

Matthew Parriott | Director of Communication
p. 615-532-6597 c. 615-943-3172<>