About Us

Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System was established to bring together behavioral health professionals dedicated to caring for our communities. Covering over 11,000 square miles in Tennessee, VBHCS provides a continuum of services to meet the needs of over one million Tennesseans.

Mission:

Our Mission is to serve individuals, families and communities through prevention, treatment and recovery services, ensuring that help today leads to a better tomorrow.

Vision:             

Leading the behavioral health field with innovations in prevention, treatment and recovery for individuals and families which promote the wellbeing of our communities.

Values:

  • We believe that behavioral health is an essential part of each person’s overall wellbeing.
  • We believe in honoring the dignity, values and culture of the individuals we serve.
  • We believe that recovery is possible.
  • We believe in integrated services to meet the needs of individuals with mental illness, addiction and co-occurring disorders.
  • We believe that mental illness, addiction and co-occurring disorders are preventable and early detection is important.
  •  We believe our employees must be well trained, enthusiastic, competent and loyal in order to be successful.
  • We believe in innovative approaches to evidence-based treatment and recovery.
  • We believe in the responsibility of our organization to provide cost-effective care.

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