Posts filed under: Victims’ Services

  • Tyler Head Memorial Bridge cropped 300x250
After 20 year-old Tyler Head was killed by a drunk driver in 2012, his family bought the farm he had always dreamed of owning.  It was a way to honor him and keep him close.  Now, not far from the...
  • MADD plate with 0000 web version
MADD Tennessee is happy to report that we have been granted a one-year extension to pre-sell the minimum 1,000 plates necessary for the state to reinstate the MADD Specialty License plate! The new deadline is June 30, 2019. While that...
In honor of the 2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will launch a nationwide campaign to “Expand the Circle: Reach All Victims” to let all victims of impaired driving and underage drinking incidents know that...
  • Carmen Lopez and Sherita Bussey with memorial sign
Family and friends gathered on Saturday, March 23, 2018, for a ceremony to unveil a State Memorial Sign in honor of two Clarksville friends killed in a crash on October 23, 2016.  Joshua Guillen Lopez had just turned 18 on...
Thanks to the efforts of some dedicated volunteers, MADD has a chance to get our specialty license plate back, but it will take a LOT of support to do so! We need 1,000 people to pledge that they would be...
  • Board of Parole 25th anniversary
MADD Tennessee works with many partners in our mission to eliminate drunk driving, fight drugged driving, prevent underage drinking, and support the victims of these crimes. This month, ,MADD is proud to honor the Tennessee Board of Parole’s Victim Services...
  • Mandy Larson Christmas poem 2017 on green 140x
One thing we hear frequently from MADD victims and survivors is that coming to MADD often feels like a relief to them because, here, they finally find a group of people who REALLY understand their deepest feelings.  With that in...
  • Meaningful and Unique Gifts for Those Who Know Loss crop
It’s important to remember that holidays can be difficult for those who have experienced loss.  Holidays that involve lots of family activities like Christmas and Thanksgiving can be painful reminders of those missing from the festivities.  And holidays like Mother’s...
  • Holiday Hints 300x250
The holidays can be hard for people whose loved ones have died. Take care of yourself this season with these tips: Set priorities by doing only the things you want to and are capable of doing. Give yourself permission to...
  • Your-story-matters
Do you have a story about how you or your family have been impacted by an impaired driver or an underage drinking incident?  Did you know that MADD Victim Impact Panels can provide a positive healing experience to victims and...