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June 2 2021

McNabb Center to cut ribbon on new Intensive Long-Term Support facility

The McNabb Center will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of its newest building. This $1.5 million project will house the Center’s Intensive Long-Term Support (ILS) program, which provides supportive living for adults…


June 2, 2021
McNabb Center to cut ribbon on new Intensive Long-Term Support facility
The McNabb Center will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of its newest building. This $1.5 million project will house the Center’s Intensive Long-Term Support (ILS) program, which provides supportive living for adults…

May 17, 2021
“Stock the Library” event for McNabb Center’s Little Free Library
(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) Members from The Lighthouse, the McNabb Center’s peer support program, came together to build a Little Free Library for the Watkins Street Park. The Lighthouse provides opportunities for adults with a mental illness…

May 5, 2021
May is Mental Health Awareness Month The McNabb Center can help you find the care you need
While it is important to recognize the need for mental health care throughout the year, as Mental Health Awareness Month, May is a time to intentionally convey the importance of addressing mental health concerns.  “The…

May 4, 2021
McNabb Center peer support members build Little Free Library, hosting “Stock the Library” event
Members from The Lighthouse, the McNabb Center’s peer support program, came together to build a Little Free Library for the Watkins Street Park. The Lighthouse provides opportunities for adults with a mental illness to develop…

McNabb Center announces promotion of Mona Blanton-Kitts to President
The McNabb Center is pleased to announce that our most senior regional clinical vice president, Mona Blanton-Kitts, has been promoted to president. As the Center’s president, Mona will be responsible for all clinical services and…

April 26, 2021
Become a Foster Parent! McNabb Center seeks foster parents during National Foster Care Month
May is National Foster Care Month, a time to raise awareness about the nearly 8,000 Tennessee children in foster care. The McNabb Center provides foster care services for children in East Tennessee and is seeking…

Officers, first responders graduated Friday from Crisis Intervention Team training
A group of more than two dozen law enforcement officers, first responders and hospital staff graduated from Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training on Friday, April 23, 2021.  This graduating class included staff from American Medical…

April 6, 2021
McNabb Center to offer Crisis Stabilization Unit in Morristown
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) The McNabb Center is pleased to announce that it will soon be operating a Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) at its Hamblen County campus. The CSU provides intensive, short-term stabilization for an individual who…

April 1, 2021
Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee, local law enforcement partner to raise awareness of sexual violence
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) In 2018, nearly 400 people in Knox County reported a sexual assault to law enforcement officers. McNabb Center’s Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee (SACET) is a resource for victims of sexual assault…

March 29, 2021
Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee hosts virtual Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) The McNabb Center invites the community    to support its virtual campaign this April during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Every 73 seconds, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted and nationally, only 23%…

March 22, 2021
Prevent. Picture. Post. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) The McNabb Center is launching a month-long social media awareness campaign to bring attention to Child Abuse Prevention month. According to the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Tennessee, a child is abused or neglected every…

March 5, 2021
Helen Ross McNabb Foundation launches campaign to increase substance use treatment in Knoxville
(Knoxville, Tenn.) The Helen Ross McNabb Foundation is excited to launch a $2.35 million capital campaign that will bring additional much-needed substance use treatment beds to the Knoxville area.  “This is an important initiative for…

December 21, 2020
McNabb Center celebrates groundbreaking on Mineral Springs Manor
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) The McNabb Center celebrated the groundbreaking of Mineral Springs Manor today. Mineral Springs Manor is a 50-unit rental housing complex, providing much-needed low-income housing to senior citizens in the Knoxville area.  This unique…

November 23, 2020
McNabb Center awarded SAMHSA Workforce Support grant
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) The McNabb Center was awarded a five-year, nearly $2.5 million grant to provide supported employment services to individuals seeking treatment for substance use disorder. The grant program, funded by the Substance Abuse and…

November 6, 2020
McNabb Center’s Dear Santa program seeking donations
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) Each year the McNabb Center provides more than 2,300 children and families with holiday gifts and experiences through its Dear Santa program, presented by Discovery, Inc.  Last year, of those 2,300 children more…

October 15, 2020
McNabb Center releases 2019-20 Annual Services Report
Fiscal year 2020 was unlike anything the Center has experienced before. The year began with incredible optimism and new business growth. Opportunities to address several issues affecting our community and the people we serve seemed…

October 5, 2020
McNabb Center partners to provide outpatient behavioral health care to uninsured children
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services expanded the state’s Behavioral Health Safety Net program to include uninsured children, and the McNabb Center is proud to partner with the state…

October 2, 2020
McNabb Center receives Tennessee Community CARES grant
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) The McNabb Center is proud to expand access to care thanks to a grant award through the Tennessee Community CARES Program. The Center received $380,200, which will be used for personal protective equipment…

October 1, 2020
Helen Ross McNabb Center announces name change to McNabb Center
(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) Helen Ross McNabb Center, the region’s leading provider of behavioral health services, announced today that it has changed its name to McNabb Center, effective immediately.  “Mrs. Helen Ross McNabb founded the organization in…

July 13, 2020
Therapeutic Preschool Ribbon Cutting
On Wednesday, July 15th, the McNabb Center celebrated the opening of its Therapeutic Preschool program in Chattanooga. The Therapeutic Preschool program provides early intervention services to children ages 2-5 who have been abused or neglected,…

January 8, 2019
Center celebrates Veterans Housing Ribbon Cutting
The Helen Ross McNabb Center proudly celebrated the ribbon cutting of its newest Veterans Housing project on Oct. 29 in Knoxville. The permanent, supportive housing provides homes for 10 military veterans who were homeless or…

Trinity Health Foundation launches embedded psychiatry pilot program with Phase II Grant
The Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee awarded $150,000 to the Helen Ross McNabb Center to launch its embedded psychiatry pilot program. This program is the result of a year-long Trinity Health Phase I Research Grant.  In…

September 7, 2018
Ben Hogan Foundation announces benefit tournament in Knoxville
The Ben Hogan Foundation will host a golf tournament to benefit the Helen Ross McNabb Center and The First Tee on M onday, Sept. 10, at Cherokee Country Club. The Ben Hogan Foundation supports charities and programs…

July 26, 2018
Trinity Health Foundation launches embedded psychiatry program with research grant
In June, the Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee allocated a $15,000 grant to the Helen Ross McNabb Foundation to research embedding, or integrating, behavioral health medical professi onals into East Tennessee emergency rooms. Behavioral health services…
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