May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 31, 2020

NASHVILLE – May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and at a time when so many are suffering, decorated Iraq war combat veteran James Mackler, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Tennessee, spoke with Wendy Levine, a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Board Certified Counselor, practicing in Nashville. 

Levine, noting there are many resources available to those in need, shared the following mental health resources available to Tennesseans during the pandemic:


Minority-Centric Care Resources

Substance Abuse Inpatient and Outpatient

Emergency Services/Mental Health Crises

  • Mobile Crisis (through Centerstone) – (800) 681-7444
  • TN Statewide Crisis Line – (855)274-7471
  • National Suicide Hotline – (800) 273-8255
  • Trans Lifeline – (877) 565-8860
  • LGBT Hotline – (888) 843-4564
  • NAMI Textline – Text NAMI to 741-741
  • Mental Health Cooperative Crisis Stabilization – (615) 726-0125

Resources for Healthcare Workers

Application for Behavioral Health Grants/Pharmacy Assistance

TN Gov Directories/Resource Lines

  • Fast Facts 
  • Tennessee REDLINE – (800) 889-9789 – 24/7 behavioral health referrals

Domestic Violence Resources

Veterans Resources