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Creating collaborative pathways to resiliency, recovery, and independence for Tennesseans living with mental illness and substance use disorders
A state of resiliency, recovery, and independence in which Tennesseans living with mental illness and substance use disorders thrive
Welcome to the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Our network of 12 crisis services providers are located across the state. From a 24/7/365 crisis line to statewide mobile crisis, crisis walk-in centers, and crisis stabilization units, the crisis continuum serves both adults and youth.
The department administers services for people of all ages living with mental illness, co-occurring disorders, or serious emotional disturbances. Services include housing, crisis services, suicide prevention, and peer recovery.
The department plans, develops, administers, and evaluates a statewide system of prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for people at risk of or experiencing substance use disorder.
The department operates four Regional Mental Health Institutes in Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga, and Bolivar and contracts for emergency psychiatric admissions at three private hospitals in East Tennessee.
- TDMHSAS Celebrates 1000 Certified Recovery Congregations
- Tennesseans Encouraged To Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 22
- TDMHSAS Collegiate Recovery Initiative Expands with New Campus Certification
- TDMHSAS Applauds Food and Drug Administration Ruling on Over-the-Counter Narcan
- TDMHSAS Announces Grants for Four New Crisis Stabilization Units and Walk-In Centers
- Tennessee’s Opioid Abatement Council Announces First Round of Direct Payments to County Governments