Knoxville

Don’t give up. You are not alone.

On this page, we have listed several resources in this community which are there to care for you. This list is not exhaustive, but it can serve as a bridge to help. It was collected in honor of your story and the stories of people around you. We encourage you to remember your journey is unique—and that every step forward is worth it.

Local

Cherokee Health Systems
Mobile Crisis Team
(800) 826-6881

Provides 24-hour, seven days a week, toll-free telephone triage, mobile crisis services, crisis stabilization units, crisis respite beds, medically monitored crisis detoxification units, Mandatory Pre-screening Agent services and peer support services

National

Crisis Text Line
Text TWLOHA to 741-741
A trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

National Hopeline Network
1-800-784-2433

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 (800) 273-8255

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-4673
24-hour Chat: online.rainn.org
24-hour Chat (Español): ohl.rainn.org/es/

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)
1-866-488-7386

Treatment Referral Hotline
(Substance Abuse)
1-800-662-4357

911 AND ANY LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM ARE ALSO GREAT RESOURCES IN TIMES OF CRISIS.

Local Treatment Resources

To obtain more local mental health referrals in Knoxville, dial 211 or visit 211.org.

Alternative Counseling Centers*
AlternativeShrinks.org
3105 Essary Dr
Knoxville, TN 37918
(865) 687-8990

Healthy Minds Counseling Services*
HealthyMindCounseling.com
5410 Homberg Dr, Ste 14
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 588-3173

Cherokee Health Systems*
CherokeeHealth.com
2018 Western Ave
Knoxville, TN 37921
(865) 544-0406

Bradford Health Services**
BradfordHealth.com
301 South Gallaher View Rd
Ste 300
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 693-9326

* Clinics or counselors that offer low-to-no cost counseling services or a sliding scale fee

** Counseling groups that may have counselors who offer reduced fees

Support Groups

There are support groups that exist for a variety of struggles in addition to these listed here.

Alcoholics Anonymous
AA.org
ETIAA.org
(865) 974-9888

Narcotics Anonymous
NA.org
naknoxarea.com
(866) 617-1710

Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon.AlaTeen.org
Knox-Al-Anon.org
(865) 525-9040

National Alliance for Mental Illness
NAMI.org
NAMIKnox.org
Offers support groups and resources for individuals struggling with mental health.
(865) 602-7807

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AFSP.org
If you’ve lost a loved one to suicide, AFSP can help connect you to a local bereavement support group in your area.
AFSP.org/SurvivingSuicideLoss
wrt.lv/AFSPMidTN

In The Rooms
InTheRooms.com
Free worldwide directory of anonymous 12-step meetings for those seeking help or in recovery, as well as friends and family of people in recovery.