History of TMHCA
TMHCA purchases an 8000 square foot property at 3931 Gallatin Pike in Nashville. The property houses TMHCA’s corporate and support staff and Nashville PeerLINK program.
In July, TMHCA establishes a 401K plan for its employees.
TMHCA goes back to its birthplace celebrating the agency’s 25th Anniversary on May 16, 2013 in Monteagle, Tennessee. Approximately 350 people attended including Paolo del Vecchio, Director of the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
TMHCA purchases property on 810 Bluff Springs Road in McMinnville in September to open a high-tech training center for its staff.
TMHCA received a grant from SAMHSA to place two (2) Certified Peer Recovery Specialist in Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute for a pilot Peer Engagement Project that included a 90-day post-discharge follow up to assist those who had been admitted in developing a multi-faceted integrated support system in the community to reduce the need for hospitalization and crisis services.
TMHCA received a direct appropriation through a budget amendment from the Tennessee General Assembly for $425,000 to expand its Peer Engagement Project to the three additional Regional Mental Health Institutes. The budget Amendment was sponsored by Rep. Gerald McCormick a Republican from Chattanooga, TN and Sen. John Stevens a Republican from Huntingdon, TN.
TMHCA opens its eighth site in Chattanooga, TN to provide PeerLINK Recovery and Peer Intensive Care Services.
TMHCA received a direct appropriation through a budget amendment from the Tennessee General Assembly for $425,000 to continue its Peer Engagement Project. The budget Amendment was sponsored by Rep. Cameron Sexton a Republican from Crossville, TN and Sen. Richard Briggs a Republican from Knoxville, TN.
TMHCA gets approved by Tennessee Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services to expand Individual Placement Support Employment Services into the Counties of Cannon, Coffee, Dekalb, Grundy and Van Buren in TN.
TMHCA partners with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and four additional mental health providers to develop a Peer Intensive Care Services in Crisis Stabilization Units in Jackson, Memphis, Morristown and Nashville TN.
TMHCA celebrates its 30th Anniversary.
TMHCA receives funding from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to expand Individual Placement Support Employment Services into Maury county.
TMHCA continues to expand Individual Placement Support Employment Services by adding four new staff to cover additional areas in the Upper Cumberland Counties.
TMHCA expands the Peer Engagement Project adding staff in two new Crisis Stabilization Units.
TMHCA creates its first official Diversity Committee lead by Bruce Huffman.
TMHCA celebrated its 35th Anniversary on September 21, 2023, at Coffee County Conference Center.