It is the mission of TMHCA “To promote recovery and community through peer support, education, and advocacy for all mental health consumers in Tennessee.”


The TMHCA PeerLINK program offers help from others in recovery that have been there. Some issues with mental health and/or substance abuse problems can sometimes make people feel very alone and that no one understands. People don’t have to be alone anymore in their journey.
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Education & Support

The basic roots of our foundation is about teaching people to make informed choices about their health and making the public aware through education and support. With adequate education and support people with mental illness can and will recover.
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Public Policy

Public Policy gives TMHCA the opportunity to sit down with key individuals to share ideas about change. It is an impactful tool we have to affect the bias and stigma associated with mental illness.
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TMHCA News Feed


2015 TMHCA Annual Conference

On May 14th, 2015 TMHCA will host its 27th Annual Advocacy Conference at the Manchester Coffee County Conference Center in... Read More →

Behavioral Health Day on the Hill: March 18, 2015

Behavioral Health Day on the Hill, March 18, 2015 was a success! Over 400 people attended with TMHCA being represented... Read More →

TMHCA’s Annual Conference: May 14, 2015

We are excited to announce that May 14, 2015 will be the date of our TMHCA Annual Conference. This year’s... Read More →

TMHCA Membership Meeting and Advocacy Training

It’s time for our Middle TN Annual Membership Meeting and Advocacy Training. Please contact Ken Barton via email or phone... Read More →

TMHCA Closed Tuesday, 2/17/15

We have decided to close all locations again tomorrow (Tuesday – 2/17/15) due to continued ice warnings and freezing temperatures... Read More →

TMHCA Staff Attend Relias Learning Conference in Nashville Sept. 23-25, 2014

Tennessee Mental Health Consumers’ Association believes in education and support not only geared toward those we serve but to increase... Read More →

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What Our Members are Saying

TMHCA’s program is really good. I like it when I’m taught information about voting rights. I like to have access to other services and TMHCA helps coordinate care for me.
John C.
The staff treat you like you are intelligent and with dignity and respect. I like the various subjects designed to meet my program needs. I like that the programs treat the whole health of the person.
It is exhilarating and informative. It reiterates what I learned academically. The superfluous classes like music therapy, art therapy and health classes are excellent.

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