VBHCS News

Volunteer Awarded 32 Counties to Provide Behavioral Health Safety Net for CHILDREN!

The new Behavioral Health Safety Net (BHSN) for Children in Tennessee, which will provide mental health services to children, will begin on September 1. Through the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS), the BHSN for children will provide services to uninsured children ages 3 – 17 who meet program eligibility criteria….

Current Operations Hours at our Locations

Please note: We are still assisting our current clients through telephone and telehealth services. We are NOT seeing current clients in the offices. We are seeing first time appointments and injection appointments ONLY in the office.

VBH COVID-19 OPERATIONAL UPDATE

TO PROTECT OUR CLIENTS AND STAFF DURING THIS TIME WE ARE REDUCING THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WE HAVE IN THE OFFICES. After much consideration, We have made the difficult decision to implement the transition into Phase Two Monday, March 23rd. PHASE TWO- The only clients we will see in theOffice are first time appointment clients….

We’re Here for you!

We wanted to let everyone to know that we are taking the necessary steps to make sure our clients and staff remain healthy during this time. We know right now may be stressful and anxious for many people. We have a large team and we are talking often to ensure everyones safety and health is…

Town Hall Meeting Focused on Opioid and Mental Health

State Representative Mike Sparks, recently held a opioid and mental health town hall meeting in Smyrna. Our very own Nathan Miller was on the panel with many other great leaders. It was a wonderful event full of great discussion. We’re so thankful to Representative Sparks and the community for reducing the stigma on mental health,…

Our Second Location Opens in Chattanooga

Our second Chattanooga location, Johnson Mental Health, is located at 7625 Hamilton Park Dr., Suite 14. Phone: (423) 634-8884 Our first location is located in the downtown/Northshore area of Chattanooga. We know there is a need on the Hamilton Park side of town. This location is closer for the people in the Brainerd, East Brainerd…

Crisis Intervention Training expands to eight additional counties.

We honored that the state recently awarded Volunteer as part of a new grant, to expand CIT services. TDMHSAS announces new grant to expand Crisis Intervention Team Programs in Tennessee | Grant will bring new training and techniques to eight primarily rural counties. The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS), Department…

WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY

2019 Theme is “Working Together to Prevent Suicide” What can I do to aid in suicide prevention? Know the warnings of suicide. Raise awareness about the warning signs of suicide. Have compassion for those in the community who may be experiencing mental health feelings of distress. Suicide Prevention Plan It’s very helpful to have a…

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Your knowledge of suicidal signs will save lives. Educate yourself about suicide warning signs, listen and pay attention to your friends, family, co-workers and everyone around you. Here are warning signs to look out for: Increased alcohol and drug use Aggressive behavior Withdrawal from friends, family and community Dramatic mood swings Collecting and saving pills or…

We are a proud sponsor of The Hamilton County Minority Health Fair

Come on out to the 18th annual Minority Health Fair. Saturday, August 17th 9am-2pm Make sure and stop at our booth! See video for more information.