Office of Behavioral Health Safety Net of Tennessee (BHSN of TN)
In an effort to help Tennesseans with serious mental illness who lack behavioral health insurance coverage, TDMHSAS collaborates with community mental health agencies across the state to provide vital services, helping people with serious mental illness lead functional and productive lives.
TDMHSAS encourages uninsured Tennesseans with severe mental illness to register with a participating community mental health agency so that they can receive key services including assessment, evaluation, diagnostic, therapeutic intervention, case management, peer support services, psychosocial rehabilitation services, psychiatric medication management, labs related to medication management, and pharmacy assistance and coordination.
Behavioral Health Safety Net of Tennessee ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
For a list of providers where you can apply for the Behavioral Health Safety Net of TN, click here.
For a list of the 2014 Federal Poverty Guidelines, click here.
For the Behavioral Health Safety Net of TN Manual, click here.
For the NEW Safety Net flyer - including important facts regarding the BHSN of TN and how to apply, click here.
For information on pharmacy assistance visit Cover Rx and Cover TN at: http://www.covertn.gov/web/cover_rx.html.
For clients in need of housing services visit: http://www.tnhousingsearch.org/
SOAR info: http://www.prainc.com/SOAR/about/
For Employment assistance, visit: https://www.jobs4tn.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx
For consumer peer support, see listing of peer support centers at: http://tn.gov/mental/recovery/PSCenters.html.
For general inquiries of a consumer advocacy nature, please contact the TDMH Office of Consumer Affairs at: http://tennessee.gov/mental/recovery/oca1.html.
If you need to confirm a client's TennCare status please call TPAL at: 1-800-758-1638.
For general inquiries about all other available resources, please contact the local county DHS office; a listing of local DHS offices can be found at: http://www.tennessee.gov/humanserv/st_map.html.
To find out what services your client might qualify for, visit: http://www.earnbenefits.org/