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Coffee County Safe Baby Court host first graduation

Coffee County had the privilege of celebrating the permanency of three Safe Baby Court cases at it’s first graduation ceremony. The participants worked really hard at turning their lives around and Coffee County Juvenile Court, family members, and various agencies…

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New Video Features Safe Baby Courts

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse recently created a new video featuring the Coffee County Safe Baby Court and its importance to helping families in the area succeed. Watch the video here. 

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Middle Schoolers Host Toy Drive for Coffee County Safe Baby Court

A group of Coffee County Middle School students took time this holiday season to collect toys for area’s specialty courts, including the Safe Baby Court. The students were featured in an article in the Manchester Times, available here. 

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Coffee County Safe Baby Court Coordinator Starts Food Pantry

Coffee County Safe Baby Court Coordinator Sheila Barrera and her counterpart in the area’s Veterans Court, Staria Davidson, were recently featured in a Tullahoma News article on their creation of The Store House, an initiative that provides free groceries to…

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Safe Baby Courts Focus on Battling Effects of Abuses and Addictions on Children

The Manchester Times recently wrote an extensive article on the Coffee County Safe Baby Court.  Read the article here.

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Coffee County Specialty Courts Featured in Article

The Coffee County Safe Baby Court, and other specialty courts in the area, were featured in an article in the Manchester Times. “That’s the most critical time developmentally,” Safe Baby Court Coordinator Sheila Barrera said in the article. “Most of…

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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Topic of Article

Sheila Barrera, coordinator of the Coffee County Safe Baby Court, was featured in an article in the Manchester Times on the rise of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in Tennessee. NAS has risen more than 1,700 percent since 1999, due in most…

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