Mental Health Resources
Both Tennessee and national suicide prevention experts have said social isolation and quarantines can trigger those who have depression, anxiety or suicidal thoughts. Below is a list of free resources and contacts for mental health, substance abuse, and crisis prevention services.
If you are experiencing a mental health or psychiatric emergency, please call our Statewide Crisis Line: 855-CRISIS-1 (855-274-7471)
If you need a referral to substance use disorder treatment or other resources, call or text the TN REDLINE: 800-889-9789
If you have issues accessing mental health or substance abuse services and it is not an emergency need, contact the TDMHSAS Office of Consumer Affairs Helpline during normal business hours: (800) 560-5767
The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7/365 national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.