East Tennessee

Regional Chair
Katie Valentino, BS ~ Regional Chair 
Behavioral Health Outreach Coordinator
BlueCare Tennessee
6305 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865) 292-3967 work

Regional Meetings:

Monthly, 3rd Thursday, 11:30am-1:00pm
Knox County Health Department- Basement Community Room

2020 meeting schedule:

January 16, February 20, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20, no meeting in September, October 15, November 19, no meeting in December

For more information, please contact the regional chair or regional director.


Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group:

Monthly, 2nd Monday, 6:00-7:30pm

Where: Peninsula Outpatient Clinic in Knoxville, located at 1451 Dowell Springs Blvd (lower level entrance)

Mark Potts


Additional Resources:

If you or someone you know is suicidal, please contact one of these 24-hour numbers immediately:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

Tennessee Statewide Crisis Line: Call 855-CRISIS-1 (855-274-7471)

Text TN to 741 741

Or, to chat online, visit httpss://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/.

For 24-hour crisis response services, call
800-826-6881 or 855-602-1082 (Cherokee Health Systems: adults)

865-539-2409 (Mobile Crisis-Helen Ross McNabb Center: all ages)

865-481-6175 or 800-870-5481 (Mobile Crisis-Ridgeview: adults)

866-791-9224 (Youth Villages: ages 5-17)

For Crisis Stabilization Unit Information Line, call

865-541-6959 (Helen Ross McNabb Center)

Other Urgent Resources, call

865-584-4424 (CONTACT Care Line)

Regional Psychiatric Hospitals, call

865-981-2300 (Blount Memorial Hospital, Emotional Health and Recovery Center: adults only)

865-970-9800 (Peninsula Hospital)

865-545-8000 (Physician’s Regional Health Center, Behavioral Health: adults only)

800-834-4178 (Ridgeview Behavioral Health: adults only)