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  • Susan G. Komen, IHC, Integrated Health Cooperative, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Saint Thomas Health, mobile mammograms

    MHC's primary care team, Integrated Health Cooperative (IHC) partnered with Saint Thomas Health and Susan G. Komen Foundation to offer consumers mammogram screenings.

  • Amanda Bracht, Mental Health America, Incarceration, Behavioral Health Conference

    MHC's Amanda Bracht presents at the Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee "Incarceration and Behavioral Health Conference."

  • Metro Nashville Police Department, SWAT Negotiators, crisis training,

    Metro Nashville Police Department SWAT Negotiators Team spent a week with MHC's crisis team being trained in real life behavioral health scenarios and educated in mental health issues impacting children and youth.

  • Hickman County, Kristen Guenther

    MHC's Kristen Guenther in Hickman County

  • Maury County, School-based therapy,

    MHC Supports Maury County Schools

  • Pam Womack, MHC CEO, InCharge, Nashville Healthcare Professionals

    Congrats to MHC CEO Pam Womack for being included in Nashville Medical News INCHARGE Health Care 2017, which recognizes Nashville’s top health care "decision makers" across all disciplines.

  • Mid-Cumberland Council, Susan Cope, Michael Kirshner, Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth

    Susan Cope shared appreciation with Mental Health Cooperative's Michael Kirshner for his work on behalf of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth (Mid-Cumberland Council). Susan is the Regional Coordinator for the Mid-Cumberland Council and Michael is the current President.

  • Adam Graham, Davidson County Suicide Prevention Task Force, Governor’s Suicide Prevention Advisory Council.,

    Adam Graham, LPC/MHSP presented to the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth (Mid-Cumberland Council) on “The Opposite of Suicide-What Can Be Done to Help our Youth.” Adam is the Program Manager for Emergency Psychiatric Diversion Services for Mental Health Cooperative (MHC). Graham is also Chair for the Zero Suicide Initiative for MHC, Chair of the Davidson County Suicide Prevention Task Force and is a Member of the Governor’s Suicide Prevention Advisory Council.

  • Open house, Dickson, MHC Dickson, renovations, expansion

    MHC's Dickson office recently expanded it's space and celebrated with an open house on Thursday, October 13.

  • NAMI Davidson County, Allen Hall, IV, Metro Nashville Police Officer, Well Within Humanitarian Award,

    MHC congratulates Metro Nashville Police Officer Allen Hall, IV on being recognized by NAMI Davidson County for their 2016 Well Within Humanitarian Award.

  • DCSO, restrictive housing, inmates

    With the increase of mentally-ill being incarcerated and the required demand for proper care, the Nashville Sheriff’s Office depends heavily on the expertise of the MHC team. MHC's team assists the Davidson County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) in managing inmates assigned to restrictive housing. The MHC team plays an integral role in reducing and/or eliminating the mentally-ill population from being housed in restrictive housing.

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness, Well Within

    MHC supports National Alliance on Mental Illness-Davidson County at their Well Within award luncheon

  • NEO, new employee orientation, new hires, jobs, careers, new employees

    MHC new hires spend their first week on the job in our 'New Employee Orientation' becoming acquainted with the organization and work responsibilities. MHC is looking for outstanding candidates who want to influence, inspire and impact lives. We are a fast paced, team oriented organization that strives to provide compassionate, quality services to those in our care. Join our team today and be a part of the positive change in our community. For more information on how you can join our over 600 caring professionals, check out our career portal at

  • Jenn Hennessee, suicide prevention, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, TSPN

    MHC's Jenn Hennessee partners with Chattanooga's Mental Health Court and The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) alongside public health and social services to recognize the month of September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Photo courtesy of Daily Post Athenian

  • Adam Graham, Mobile Crisis, race, Mayor's Public Forum

    MHC's Mobile Crisis counselors, Jeremy Miller and Adam Graham, at the Mayor’s Public Forum on Race, Equity and Leadership Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Nashville's Music City Center. Over a thousand residents shared stories about how to move Nashville towards the goal of racial equality. The forum brought out tough emotions on the subject. MHC's team of counselors were on hand to help participants process the distress and provide the support they needed.

  • Antioch, Back to School, Metro schools

    MHC Supports the Metro Schools Antioch Cluster Back to School Bash

  • MHC Clarksville Supports the Montgomery County Health Fair

  • Integrated Health Cooperative, Susan G. Komen, breast cancer screening, mammogram

    In partnership with Saint Thomas Health and Susan G. Komen Foundation, MHC's primary care clinic, Integrated Health Cooperative, brought the bus to several clinic locations to offer consumers free mammogram screenings.

  • NAMI dinner, Kristen Guenther, Laurissa Garlington

  • NAMI Davidson, 5k run, walk for mental wellness,

    On Saturday, April 9, over 150 MHC employees, family and friends joined hands to celebrate physical wellness and mental wellness in the annual NAMI Davidson 5k run/walk.

  • Team MHC, team tshirts, mental wellness, physical wellness

    MHC Team T-shirts: Mental Wellness and Physical Wellness go Hand in Hand. Over 150 MHC employees, family and friends made up Team MHC in the NAMI Davidson 5k run/walk on April 9, 2016.

  • NAMI, NAMI Davidson, 5k run, Team MHC, Betsy Holmes, Care Management, Case Management, Supervisor

    Care Management Supervisor Betsy Holmes joining the fun with Team MHC at the NAMI Davidson 5k run on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

  • Kira Cole, Michael Randolph, Trisha Keehn, Tim Summers, Team MHC, NAMI Davidson 5k run

    Triage Specialist Kira Cole and fiance' Tim Summers (far left) along with Crisis Supervisor Michael Randolph and Director of Communications Trisha Keehn were all smiles after crossing the 5k run finish line on behalf of Team MHC in the NAMI Davidson 5k on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

  • NAMI, NAMI Davidson, 5k run,

    A few of Team MHC trying to keep warm at the NAMI Davidson 5k run on Saturday, April 9, 2016. It was 38 degrees!

  • Cleveland clinic, Mental health services in Cleveland, Tennessee, MHC in Cleveland

    MHC celebrates the opening of their Cleveland site!

  • Julie Sackett, One with Courage, Case Manager, Healing Award, Child Advocacy Awards

    MHC Case Manager, Julie Sackett, was awarded the "One with Courage - Healing" Award from the Child Advocacy Awards dinner in Chattanooga on April 6, 2016. Julie was nominated for going above and beyond to support children in mental health crisis.

  • One with Courage Award, Julie Sackett, MHC Case Manager, Healing Award

    MHC Case Manager, Julie Sackett, was awarded the "One with Courage - Healing" Award from the Child Advocacy Awards dinner in Chattanooga on April 6, 2016. MHC teammates were there to celebrate with Julie. Pictured left to right: Jessi Brady, Johnnie Combs, Kim Batson, Julie Sackett, Eve Nite, Whitney Toothman, and Dorain McNabb.

  • Kimber Dills, VP of Human Resources, retirement plan award,

    MHC and Kimber Dills, VP of Human Resources, have been recognized for the retirement plan offered to employees. The 2016 Plan Sponsor of the Year award honors MHC's 403(B) plan above the rest in the nation. This award looks at the richness of program offerings, commitment to the program, and leadership and innovation.

  • leadership, Antioch

    MHC senior leadership team celebrates Antioch location staff.

  • Laurissa Garlington, Antioch High School, Appreciation breakfast, Kelsey Yarbrough,

    MHC Enjoying Antioch High School's Parent and Community Partners Appreciation Breakfast. Pictured is school-based therapist Brandi Vann, Care Manager Kelsey Yarbrough and Antioch Community Liason Laurissa Garlington.

  • Kristen Guenther, Hickman County, Tennessee, Women's Heart health

    MHC’s Kristen Guenther Supports Women’s Heart Health in Hickman County

  • Adam Graham, Mental Health Cooperative, employee, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Advisory Council

    Adam Graham, MHC Supervisor of Diversion Services is appointed to Tennessee Suicide Prevention Advisory Council.

  • CEO, Pam Womack, Nashville Business Journal In Charge, healthcare executive

    Pam Womack, CEO of Mental Health Cooperative, was recognized in the 2016 Nashville Business Journal “IN CHARGE Healthcare” publication, highlighting who’s who of Nashville healthcare executives.

  • CJ Cannon accepts Middle Tennessee's Nurse of the Year Award in Behavioral Health at March of Dimes annual Gala on December 8, 2015.

  • MHC celebration, anniversary party, 22 years

    MHC CEO Pam Womack celebrates the company's 22 years with Steve Sheehan and Michael Kirshner.

  • MHC celebration, anniversary party, 22 years

    MHC employees celebrate 22 years together with a festive party.

  • MHC celebration, 22 years, anniversary party

    CEO Pam Womack celebrates MHC's 22 years with employees who have a hand in the organization's success.

  • MHC employees, MHC celebration, anniversary party

    MHC employees Andrea Westerfield and Jenn Hennessee enjoy an evening out with the team to celebrate 22 years as an organization.

  • 22 years, MHC celebration, company party, anniversary party

    MHC's Steve Sheehan and Ruth vanBergen having fun with the decorations at MHC's anniversary party celebrating 22 years.

  • Night Out Against Crime, Don Fox Community Park, Lebanon

    MHC at Night Out Against Crime at Don Fox Community Park in Lebanon, TN.

  • Antioch, MHC, school, school-based services

    MHC Antioch Staff welcoming students back to school at Apollo Middle Prep where we school based services.

  • Urban League of Middle Tennessee, Love's HEALTHY START FESTIVAL

    MHC supports LOVE'S HEALTHY START FESTIVAL on Saturday, August 8th. The festival was led by State Rep. Harold Love, Jr., as part of the Third Annual Weekend of Hope. This was a community-wide initiative to ensure a brighter future for children in the greater Nashville community. Urban League of Middle Tennessee put together the program.

  • jamie brandmair, michelle whited, portland high school, school-based therapy,

    Portland high school MHC therapist Jamie Brandmair and case manager Michelle Whited (left) at PHS's back to school event.

  • adam graham, michael randolph, Tennessee Licensed professional counselor regional meeting, mental health cooperative

    MHC's Adam Graham, Supervisor of Diversion Services and Michael Randolph, Supervisor of Crisis Services present at the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselor Regional Meeting.

  • tennessee suicide prevention network, mental health cooperative

    MHC's business development specialists Jenn Hennessee and Kristen Guenther represent at the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network.

  • time out worship, tim takacs, amanda bracht, elderly services

    MHC's chief clinical officer, Amanda Bracht with Timothy L. Takacs at the 2015 Time Out Workshop. Bracht spoke to the crowd of nearly 200 professionals who serve the elderly and disabled on providing mental healthcare services in the community.

  • adam graham, diversion services, mental health cooperative, NAMI TN, radio hour,

    Adam Graham, MHC Supervisor of Diversion Services, speaking on NAMI TN Radio Hour about our Diversion services (far left). Also pictured, Roger Stewart, Deputy Director of NAMI TN (middle) and Vik Moore, Peer Recovery Coordinator for TDMHSAS (far right).

  • brianna grant, mental health cooperative, Metro Nashville Public Schools Social Emotional Learning conference,

    MHC therapist, Brianna Grant, presents “Helping Traumatized Children Learn-A Toolkit for Educators" at the Metro Nashville Public Schools Social Emotional Learning (SEL) conference on June 19, 2015. Over 700 professionals packed into the conference that partners MNPS and Alignment Nashville in an effort to improve behavioral health services to students in Nashville public schools.

  • mental health cooperative, bonnaroo, Dr. Patzer

    Medical Director for MHC Child Psychiatry, Dr. David Patzer, serving his sixth year as a physician at The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The event is an annual four-day music festival held at Great Stage Park on a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee. This year brought over 80,000 fans from around the country.

  • mental health cooperative, Antioch family resource center, award

    Antioch Family Resource Center Shows Appreciation to MHC

  • Rainbow kids clinic, Mental Health Cooperative, Pediatrics, kids, Clarksville, tennessee

    MHC Partners with Rainbow Kids Clinic in Clarksville

  • missy wallace, mental health cooperative, nurse award, homeless outreach

    Karen “Missy” Wallace is one of our nurses who leads the MHC homeless outreach. On June 2, 2015, she was honored at the Salute to Nurses dinner held at the City Winery, put on by the Tennessean.

  • portland childrens clinic, mental health cooperative

    MHC partners with Portland Children's Clinic beginning Summer 2015

  • MHC, plateau pediatrics

    MHC partners with Plateau Pediatrics. Pictured here (left to right): Sheri Burnett, Clinical Supervisor of Plateau Pediatrics, Natalie Whorton, Therapist for MHC, Brianna Grant, Pediatric Practices Supervisor for MHC, Villa Edwards, Practice Administrator of Plateau Pediatrics.

  • MHC Supports NAMI Tennessee

  • Steve Sheehan, LCSW, honored by the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselor Association (TLPCA) with the “2015 Community Service Award” for his commitment to providing outstanding clinical supervision and training to Masters degree prepared students seeking licensure in Tennessee.

  • Evelyn Yeargin & Eddie George at NAMI Gala

  • MHC Chattanooga Hosts Tennessee Commission on Children & Youth Event

  • Nearly 100 MHC employees participated in NAMI’s 5k run and walk on April 11, 2015. The annual event raises awareness for mental health.

  • MHC therapist Stephanie Smith provides services in Cumberland Pediatrics office

  • Tullahoma Pediatrics

  • MHC Chattanooga celebrates one year in the community!

  • MHC Antioch in Action

  • Mental Health Cooperative Antioch Location

  • Mental Health Cooperative Chattanooga Location

  • Mental Health Cooperative Cookeville Location

  • MHC provides primary care as Integrated Health Cooperative

  • Mental Health Cooperative Nashville Location