Mental Health Resources

NOTE: The following list contains information about mental health providers in the southeast TN area who are providing telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemicSome of these services are offered on a case-by-case basis. Please reach out to providers directly to find out more information. 

Special thanks to Beth Delaney, Tennessee Department of Health and our other local Health Council Members for compiling this list. 

If you have insurance and are looking for mental health services (non-emergency): 

Check the phone number on the back of your card and contact your insurance company.  Ask what behavioral health services are covered and get a list of providers.  

If you are employed and have an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and are looking for mental health services: 

Contact your employee assistance program to find what services are covered and get a list of providers. Employee assistance programs (EAPs) provide a range of different services and resources often at no cost. 

If you are uninsured and looking for mental health services:

Reach out to the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services– Office of Consumer Affairs Helpline during regular business hours (800) 560-5767

Crisis Services (Emergency):

Provider Name

Phone Number

Statewide Crisis Line

(855) 274-7471

Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System – Mobile Crisis (Adults)

(800) 704-2651

Youth Villages- Mobile Crisis (Ages 5-17)

1-866-791-9225

Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital

(844) 864-9383

Parkridge Valley Hospital

(800) 542-9600

Tennova (Pine Ridge)

(423) 479-4673

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-8255

Crisis Text Line

Text TN to 741 741

Local Outpatient Options for the Uninsured:

Provider Name

Phone Number

Age Groups

Notes:

The Center for Individual and Family Effectiveness

(423) 265-7935

Adult (18-64)

Offers sliding scale

Centerstone

(423) 499-1031

Pediatric (0-12), Adolescent (12-17), 

Adult (18-64), 

Geriatric (65+)

Chattanooga office offering limited in-person services. Offer self pay and safety net options.

Covenant Family Connections

(423) 402-8256

Pediatric (0-12)

Adolescent (12-17)

Adult (18-64)

Geriatric (65+)

Offers sliding scale. Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Elbow Tree Christian Counseling

(423) 517-7070

Adult (18-64)

Offering reduced session fees ($60) through 4/30

Elu: Counseling, Consulting, and Coaching

(423) 486-0774

Pediatric (0-12), Adolescent (12-17), 

Adult (18-64), 

Geriatric (65+)

Offers sliding scale. Faith based services available. 

Helen Ross McNabb Center (Adult, Chattanooga)

(800) 255- 9711

Adult (18-64), 

Geriatric (65+)

Offers sliding scale, grant, & state safety net programs

Helen Ross McNabb Center (Child, Chattanooga)

(800) 255- 9711

Pediatric (0-12), Adolescent (12-17),

Offers sliding scale, grant, & state safety net programs

Helen Ross McNabb Center (Athens)

(800) 255- 9711

Adult (18-64)

Offers sliding scale, grant, & state safety net programs

Journey Psychotherapy Center 

(423) 521-5678

Pediatric (0-12)

Adolescent (12-17)

Adult (18-64)

Geriatric (65+)

Offers sliding scale

Lauren M Stevens, LPC-MHSP

(423) 763-1213

Adult (18-64)

Offering sliding scale and evening appointments

Mental Health Cooperative- Chattanooga

(423) 697-5953

Pediatric (0-12)

Adolescent (12-17)

Adult (18-64)

Offering limited in-person services.

Mental Health Cooperative – Cleveland 

(423) 728-6400

Pediatric (0-12)

Adolescent (12-17)

Adult (18-64)

Offering limited in-person services.

River City Counseling

(423) 933-2575

Pediatric (0-12), Adolescent (12-17), 

Adult (18-64)

Offers sliding scale

Sound Living Counseling

(423) 505-5475

Pediatric (0-12), Adolescent (12-17), 

Adult (18-64)

Offers sliding scale

Volunteer Behavioral Health Care

1-877-567-6051

Adult (18-64)

Geriatric (65+)

Wild Oaks Counseling

(423) 715-8099

Pediatric (0-12)

Adolescent (12-17)

Adult (18-64)

Geriatric (65+)

Offers sliding scale

Other Self-Pay Options (no sliding scale or reduced fees):

Provider Name

Phone Number

Age Groups

Notes:

Center for EMDR Therapy

(423) 910-9430

Adult (18-64)

Geriatric (65+)

Deborah Lancaster LMFT

(423) 847-2130

Adult (18-64)

Geriatric (65+)

The Middle Path

(423) 269-8900

Adolescent (12-17)

Adult (18-64)

Geriatric (65+)

Phoenix Health

(423) 208-8099

Adult (18-64), 

Geriatric (65+)

Telehealth only at this time.

Resonance

(706) 403-6148

Adult (18-64)

Georgia residents. LGBTQ+ affirming

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