Mental Health Services and Supports for Children, Young Adults, and Families
Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen, and Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner Marie Williams share an important message about children's mental health.
Support for Families
If you are a caregiver and/or family member, learn about the support systems and programs in place for you.
Programs and Services
A listing of the behavioral health programs and services available to children, youth, and their families in Tennessee.
System of Care Initiative
Learn how the System of Care initiative in Tennessee is helping children across the state.
When you’re having trouble getting mental health or substance use services, calling the Helpline offers you and your family access to an advocate who will listen to your concerns and provide information about available resources in your area.
Support, Education, and Outreach
Support is available to help mental health consumers and their family members. For education, information on support groups, advocacy, recovery resources and more.
Become a Youth Advocate
Youth M.O.V.E. councils are groups of Tennessee youth who want to develop campaigns and community service projects about issues that are important to them particularly regarding mental health advocacy.
Tennessee Voices for Children
The Tennessee Voices for Children organization provides the Youth Screen assessment tool in schools and detention centers for early identification of mental health, alcohol, drug and physical health risks.
Kidcentraltn.com is an easy way for families to find information and to connect with resources relating to health, education, development, and support.