TNCODC

Emergency Medical Services - 911

If the situation is potentially life-threatening, get immediate emergency assistance by calling 911, available 24 hours a day.


Tennessee Toll-Free Statewide Crisis Telephone Line – 1‑855‑CRISIS-1 (1-855-274-7471)

If you or someone you know is in emotional distress, contact the Tennessee Toll-Free Statewide Crisis Telephone Line. Trained crisis workers are available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for crisis counseling and mental health referrals.


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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1‑800‑273‑TALK (8255)

If you or someone you know is suicidal or in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.


Tennessee REDLINE – 1‑800-889-9789

Get general information on mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders and locate treatment and recovery services in your area. Speak directly with a person, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO)

TAMH Logo HiResLocate behavioral health treatment and recovery services (mental health, substance use/addictions, co-occurring disorders, and prevention) in your area by visiting www.tamho.org/service.php.  Service providers are organized by Tennessee counties with user friendly links to their websites for you to learn more about their respecitive agencies and available services.  Additional resource links are also available for accessing statewide organizations and advocacy groups. 


VCL-CMYK-2Veterans Crisis Line – 1-880-273-8255 Press 1

Current and former service members may face different health issues than the general public and may be at risk for mental health and substance use disorders.

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring, Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online [www.veteranscrisisline.net], or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

Statewide Associations

Tennessee is fortunate to have strong statewide associations and advocacy groups representing the behavioral healthcare industry. These organizations serve as voices of authority for the behavioral healthcare community in developing public policy, education, and information dissemination.

NAMI TENNESSEE
CO-FOUNDING ORGANIZATION OF TNCODC
www.namitn.org

TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS (TAMHO)
CO-FOUNDING ORGANIZATION OF TNCODC
www.tamho.org

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES (TDMHSAS)
www.tn.gov/mental

TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF ALCOHOL, DRUG & OTHER ADDICTION SERVICES (TAADAS)
www.taadas.org

TENNESSEE VOICES FOR CHILDREN (TVC)
www.tnvoices.org

TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS (TAADAC)
www.taadac.org

MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
www.mhamt.org

TENNESSEE MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMERS' ASSOCIATION (TMHCA)
www.tmhca-tn.org

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
www.va.gov
www.veteranscrisisline.net 

TENNESSEE SUICIDE PREVENTION NETWORK
www.tspn.org

TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF DRUG COURT PROFESSIONALS (TADCP)
www.tadcptn.org