Crisis/Emergency Resources

In the case of emergency, please, call 911, go to the closest emergency room, or call Mobile Crisis at 865-539-2409

Local Resources:

Mobile Crisis Unit

(865) 539-2409

Mobile Crisis Unit (MCU) provides a 24-hour crisis response system for individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. The program provides assessments, triage, and access to appropriate levels of care.

Crisis Stabilization Unit

(865) 541-6958

The Helen Ross McNabb Center’s Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) provides non-hospital facility-based services that render short-term treatment to facilitate access to services and stabilization to prevent acute psychiatric hospitalization.

The CSU will provide these services on a voluntary status to adults (18 years and older) who have been diagnosed with a mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders that are experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

Blount Memorial Emotional Health and Recovery Center

(865) 981-2300

The Blount Memorial Emotional Health & Recovery Center in Maryville, Tennessee includes a safe and secure 16-bed inpatient unit for acutely ill and at-risk adults. Patients can be admitted 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The inpatient treatment program is designed for adults who are in crisis, are suicidal and/or homicidal, are addicted to alcohol and/or other drugs, who require medical stabilization and management for psychiatric problems, or need a medically supervised detox. Care planning is coordinated with the patient’s primary care physician, outpatient therapist, referral source and employer benefits manager. Most patients stay five to seven days.

Note: In the case of a mental health emergency, you may also call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room.

Emergency Hotlines

· Adult Abuse Reporting/Crisis Intervention: 1-800-510-2020

· Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-344-6000

· Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-888-272-1767

· National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

· National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

· National Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-442-HOPE (4673)

· Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)