Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute
Mary C. Young, Chief Executive Officer
100 Moccasin Bend Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
Ph: (423) 265-2271
Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute (MBMHI) is a psychiatric hospital that serves 52 counties in East Tennessee. It was founded in 1961 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The hospital offers 4 acute psychiatric care units and 2 long-term care units, comprising a total of 150 adult psychiatric beds. Hospitalizations are on a voluntary or involuntary basis, or patients can also be referred by the court system for pre-trial evaluations.
Bringing the hope of recovery to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness
A healing environment for every patient and a life lived in recovery
Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute assists patients who are not typically served by the private service sector and have no other inpatient treatment resources available to them. Most patients have a severe and persistent mental illness and are hospitalized on an emergency, involuntary basis. The hospital is an authorized provider under TennCare.
In order for patients to receive the best care, each of the six treatment units offers a unique treatment team comprised of a psychiatrist, a nurse practitioner, a social worker, a nursing staff, an activity therapist, and a treatment team coordinator. Additionally, Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute offers:
ACCREDITATION AND REGULATORY AGENCIES
Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute ensures the highest quality of inpatient psychiatric services through accreditation and regulations from the Joint Commission, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. These agencies work to ensure practice and standards of safety.
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS:
Chief Executive Officer
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Phone: (800) 994-6610