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COVID Emotional Support

If you are a Tennessee healthcare provider, medical worker, first responder, or educator, and you want to talk to someone about feelings of stress, anxiety, sadness, or depression related to your work, the COVID-19 Emotional Support Line is staffed by specially trained volunteers who can help.*

 

Please call: 888-MHART-TN (888-642-7886)

Hours Available: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. (CT), 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. (ET)

  • The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency.
  • The Emotional Support Line is staffed by volunteer mental health professionals.
  • Emotional Support Line volunteers provide short term, non-professional emotional support to the caller.
  • This service does not provide clinical, medical, or therapeutic service.

This phone number provides immediate and live emotional support system for front-line health care workers in Tennessee impacted by COVID-19. Once you call in, you will hear an automated recording describing the service and will be connected to a live volunteer.

Please note that the Tennessee COVID-19 Emotional Support Line for Tennessee Healthcare Providers should not substitute for the Tennessee Crisis Line. If you are in immediate danger and have thoughts of self-harm, please contact the Tennessee Crisis Line at 1-855-274-7471.

A collaborative project among the Mental Health Active Response Team (MHART), the Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drug, & other Addictions Services (TAADAS),
National Association of Tennessee-TN Chapter (NASW-TN), and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

If you believe you are experiencing a medical, mental health, substance abuse, or behavioral health emergency, call your health care provider or 911 immediately.  Individuals in mental health crisis or considering suicide should call the TN Statewide Crisis Line at 855-274-7471If you are a Tennessee healthcare provider, medical worker, first responder, or educator, and you want to talk to someone about feelings of stress, anxiety, sadness, or depression related to your work, the COVID-19 Emotional Support Line is staffed by specially trained volunteers who can help.*

 

Please call: 888-MHART-TN (888-642-7886)

Hours Available: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. (CT), 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. (ET)

  • The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency.
  • The Emotional Support Line is staffed by volunteer mental health professionals.
  • Emotional Support Line volunteers provide short term, non-professional emotional support to the caller.
  • This service does not provide clinical, medical, or therapeutic service.

This phone number provides immediate and live emotional support system for front-line health care workers in Tennessee impacted by COVID-19. Once you call in, you will hear an automated recording describing the service and will be connected to a live volunteer.

Please note that the Tennessee COVID-19 Emotional Support Line for Tennessee Healthcare Providers should not substitute for the Tennessee Crisis Line. If you are in immediate danger and have thoughts of self-harm, please contact the Tennessee Crisis Line at 1-855-274-7471.

A collaborative project among the Mental Health Active Response Team (MHART), the Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drug, & other Addictions Services (TAADAS),
National Association of Tennessee-TN Chapter (NASW-TN), and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

If you believe you are experiencing a medical, mental health, substance abuse, or behavioral health emergency, call your health care provider or 911 immediately.  Individuals in mental health crisis or considering suicide should call the TN Statewide Crisis Line at 855-274-7471