Health & Wellness Resources:

Contact Care Line

Where Listening Saves Lives your East Tennessee Lifeline crisis center 

800-273-TALK (8255)


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 


Crisis Text Line is the free, 24/7, confidential text message service for people in crisis. Text HOME to 741741 in the United States.


The Trevor Project  

Teen Depression Help For LGBTQ+ A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth. 

(866) 488-7386


Planned Parenthood 

LGBTQ+ Services in Knoxville, TN Knoxville Health Center offers the following services specifically for clients who identify as LGBTQ+: Hormone Therapy for Transgender Clients Additional services: General Health Care HIV Testing LGBT Services Men's Health Care, Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception), Pregnancy Testing & Services, STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines Women's Health Care Abortion Services, Birth Control 

710 North Cherry St. Knoxville, TN 37914 




The National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.


Mobile Crisis Unit Helen Ross McNabb

Center If it is determined that the person in crisis needs to be seen, a master's level clinician will meet with the client in person or via video conference to determine level of care needed. 

Mobile Crisis Unit Hotline (865) 539-2409.


Mental Health Association of East Tennessee

We are committed to being one of the main links to services within the area. With so many different treatment options, it can be overwhelming to try and identify which service is right for you. Adult Crisis Services For:

Knox, Loudon, Blount, Monroe, Sevier County: Helen Ross McNabb (


For Anderson, Roane, Morgan, Scott, Campbell County: Ridgeview



Knox County Health Department

Knox County Health Department Clinical Health Immunizations, WIC, women's health, STD testing and treatment, dental program, pediatric care, and HIV/AIDS testing and care · Birth and death certificates 

140 Dameron Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917 

(865) 215-5000


The Hope Center Hope Center

Our mission is to provide the necessary tools, knowledge, and resources to the HIV community at no cost to the client. The goal is to increase access to care, and to decrease stigma and raise awareness. We are committed to providing a safe and judgment-free environment for persons infected or affected by HIV. 

3001 Lake Brook Blvd #103, Knoxville, TN 37909 

(865) 374-0870


Positively Living

Positively Living serves vulnerable groups struggling to survive the challenges created by HIV/AIDS, homelessness, mental illness, addiction, and disabilities. Our mission is to improve the lives of the people we serve through advocacy, counseling, socialization, housing, case management and support.

900 E Hill Ave #280, Knoxville, TN 37915 

(865) 525-1540


Project Act Knoxville 

Project ACT plans on meeting people where they are. So we will be out in local Gay bars and clubs, at PrideFest events, welcoming and accepting churches and any other places that you would like to recommend. Counseling Project ACT offers Awareness, Counseling, Testing


Other Half Cat

We have a passion for factual, sex-positive adult education and grassroots advocacy with an eye toward LGBTQIA+ public health and reproductive issues. We’re also queer, kinky, and a little over-stimulated.

LGBTQ National Help Center

1215 N. Central Ave.



Recovery Village

The Recovery Village is a substance abuse treatment facility that is LGBTQ+ friendly. This information page details substance abuse within the LGBTQ+ community, potential causes for the rate at which the community is disproportionately affected by substance abuse issues, and options to find help." 


We learned that people are having a hard time locating local LGBTQIA+ friendly drug and alcohol addiction treatment options on the internet so we created this free rehab center locator to help. We combined the government's LGBTQIA+ freindly treatment center database (SAMHSA) with modern location technology that works everywhere in the United States.The LGBTQIA Friendly Rehab Centers Near You technology uses your location to generate a local listing of all the LGBTQIA+ rehab centers in and around your community. is a community based public benefit website connecting people to the addiction resources they need. The resource is free to the public.Here is the link to our local rehab center locator:


RehabSpot understands that alcoholism is a very serious problem for the LGBTQ community, but increasing awareness and numbers of treatment options mean that help is out there.


Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population. The LGBTQ+ community must overcome several obstacles, including being denied substance abuse treatment because of their sexual identity. However, through the proper understanding and accommodation of LGBTQ+ care principles, substance abuse treatment can be successful.