The Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO) is a statewide trade association representing Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) and other nonprofit corporations that provide behavioral health services.

Looking for Services?   If you or a loved one is experiencing a crisis, confidential help from anywhere in Tennessee is only a phone call away.

Please contact the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Dial 988.



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Conferences and Events -- TAMHO offers timely educational events with local and nationally recognized speakers for a range of behavioral healthcare professionals throughout the year.

Click the link below to view upcoming conferences and events.



Upcoming Educational Events.

Tennessee Behavioral Health Pathways Scholarship – The Tennessee Behavioral Health Pathways Scholarship Initiative offers up to $15,000 per academic year to help a Tennessee resident pay for tuition in a behavioral health master’s degree program at an accredited Tennessee college or university.

Application is currently closed.


All Hands on Deck:

Tennessee's Mental Health Workforce Shortage


Contact TAMHO for a Hard Copy at

Tennessee Statewide

Toll-Free Crisis Line

24 hours a day, 7 days a week



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The Statewide Voice of Behavioral Healthcare in Tennessee

TAMHO is the most active and influential provider-based organization at the state level when it comes to dealing effectively with the General Assembly and other public policymakers on behavioral healthcare issues. Timely communications on developments in this arena offer updates that can be helpful to all behavioral healthcare service providers.

Contact Us.

Please use the following form or connect with a staff member and we will contact you.