The Helen Ross McNabb Center is a premier, not‐for‐profit provider of behavioral health services in East Tennessee. Since 1948, the Center has provided quality and compassionate care to children, adults and families experiencing mental illness, addiction and social challenges. As the Center continues to provide services to communities in East Tennessee, its mission remains clear and simple; “Improving the lives of the people we serve.” 

Approach to Care
An ecological approach to the treatment of problems takes into consideration the biological, medical, psychosocial, and community impact on the person being treated. Our clients benefit from highly trained and experienced practitioners who work within a team approach with colleagues and our clients/patients.

Mission Statement
"Improving the lives of the people we serve; helping children, adults, and families with addiction, mental illness, and social challenges". 

To be the premier provider of high quality behavioral health and social services through a continuum of care focusing on our clients first and foremost, delivering quality services, demonstrating effectiveness, inspiring our staff, and building upon the spirit of our founder.

Clinical Philosophy
Services are designed for the expressed purpose of helping people live successfully in their own communities.  We are striving to utilize best practice standards throughout our delivery system.  We recognize and embrace the use of co-occurring treatment practice for individuals who experience both mental health and addiction issues.